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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By c1800
Here’s one of those videos , might be some help. ...

Here’s one of those videos , might be some help.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=d6JbNWbFP6c

He also has many other videos on other Amazon repairs.

Good luck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By c1800
Your bearing should have parts numbers on them...

Your bearing should have parts numbers on them from the manufacturer, timken, Skf etc. There are bearing cross references on the net or see a bearing supplier.

Not sure I’d go through all that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By c1800
First check for a poor connection. , brighten...

First check for a poor connection. , brighten them up and use some AZCP. Same thing is ox-gard from Home Depot.

http://www.sw-em.com/anti_corrosive_paste.htm

And yes, check the wiring for...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By c1800
Redline MTL

Redline MTL
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,012
Posted By c1800
Yah, the VP wheels (5.5”) with a reasonable size...

Yah, the VP wheels (5.5”) with a reasonable size tire are probably your best bet.

https://vp-autoparts.com/en/artiklar/wheel-55-steel-pv_duett_amazon_1800.html
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,630
Posted By c1800
“ I had spotted some odd (and broken) rubber...

“ I had spotted some odd (and broken) rubber spacers added to the springs.”

Sometimes used back in the day to level out a car prior to wheel alignment. Or just old sagging springs getting a boost.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,738
Posted By c1800
Then that trumps the cleaning...

Then that trumps the cleaning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,738
Posted By c1800
Give that buss bar metal a wipe with some...

Give that buss bar metal a wipe with some alcohol. The oil from your hands probably causes some issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,094
Posted By c1800
Wahler usually pretty good quality. Better than...

Wahler usually pretty good quality. Better than stant, gates, etc. Having said that nothing is fail proof, as evidenced by your old one. I’d test the new one(s) you have in a pot of water with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,738
Posted By c1800
Bit of a long shot, but try a wet magic eraser on...

Bit of a long shot, but try a wet magic eraser on those ghost lines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By c1800
“ I'm not into long distance calls.”. Huh?

“ I'm not into long distance calls.”.

Huh?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By c1800
If it’s glass, just about anything, goo-gone ,...

If it’s glass, just about anything, goo-gone , mineral spirits, rubbing alcohol, WD 40, etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By c1800
old timers welcome too.

old timers welcome too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By c1800
Will it hold in place? If you just changed the...

Will it hold in place? If you just changed the oil, put it back in with some RTV, you’re probably good for a “while”.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,738
Posted By c1800
Back in the day these were more common, they were...

Back in the day these were more common, they were most effective once the car warmed up and the interior had some heat. Also had Frost Shields then, which worked adequately. Probably the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2021, 03:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,738
Posted By c1800
https://classicvolvorestoration.com/accessories-vo...

https://classicvolvorestoration.com/accessories-volvo-220-wagon/1574-fan-rear-screen-12v-universal.html?search_query=Fan&results=19
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,579
Posted By c1800
https://www.ebay.ca/itm/SU-HS6-Carburetors-Cores-f...

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/SU-HS6-Carburetors-Cores-for-Volvo/303909576997?hash=item46c26c2125:g:2s8AAOSw1YNgQoBG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,676
Posted By c1800
^^^ ...

^^^
https://www.harborfreight.com/oil-suction-gun-95468.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,676
Posted By c1800
Any new diff fluid will help. I’d recommend...

Any new diff fluid will help. I’d recommend Lucas “Synthetic” , did reduce the whine for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,176
Posted By c1800
There’s such a thing as a carb heat shield. ...

There’s such a thing as a carb heat shield. Prolly only available used, or NOS. This ones gone, but what it looks like. Also wrap or ceramic coat the exhaust manifold?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 3,875
Posted By c1800
MTL quietened down my m41 significantly.

MTL quietened down my m41 significantly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By c1800
Hi, no pin in there. 2 holes on the nut are for...

Hi, no pin in there. 2 holes on the nut are for specialized tool. I had to remove the box with shaft from car. Disconnect at rubber connector higher up. Put lower (solid) shaft in vice,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By c1800
That Bosch one from pelican parts, while it would...

That Bosch one from pelican parts, while it would work, is out of stock, as a lot of other places. I checked on a German djet forum and they advise the same, no reasonably priced OEM options...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By c1800
Hi, Hiperfauto may be able to help you with a...

Hi, Hiperfauto may be able to help you with a used one. Iroll motors has them new, but the price is higher than Volvo.
I have an 1800E and would like to have a spare so I’m searching to see if the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,797
Posted By c1800
Keep looking for an M41, try hiperfauto and...

Keep looking for an M41, try hiperfauto and Iroll, or maybe Susquehanna spares.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,876
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: 1,663
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: 4,448
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: 1,768
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: 65
Views: 25,582
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: 1,596
Posted By c1800
^^^

^^^
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
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: 1,758
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: 21
Views: 3,631
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: 1,081
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: 1,833
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: 1,582
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: 1,582
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: 1,504
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: 1,833
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: 1,833
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: 1,399
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: 5,011
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: 5,011
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: 8,677
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: 2,820
Posted By c1800
^^^ What he said.

^^^ What he said.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,281
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: 36
Views: 12,439
Posted By c1800
Great progress!

Great progress!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 92,019
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: 6,119
Posted By c1800
Yup, 192 lb/ft. torque.

Yup, 192 lb/ft. torque.
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