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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By swedefiend
Well, I left the converter connected and the long...

Well, I left the converter connected and the long bell housing bolts still threaded in with 1/2" or so of shank showing.

The transmission fell back on it's own. I inserted the wayward bolt and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By swedefiend
The friend I had helping me suggested loctite for...

The friend I had helping me suggested loctite for the converter bolts :oops:

So, it will either be repaired by sliding the transmission back until I can place the bracket... Or, I will actually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By swedefiend
I am again eternally indebted to your...

I am again eternally indebted to your illuminating insight.

/s
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By swedefiend
Incredible fail. Please help.

First gen s40.

Split engine and transmission when I swapped engine.

Took off crank position sensor bracket. Forgot to replace it. Now engine is in the car, half way reinstalled.

Won't be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By swedefiend
I asked for pics. You never provided. Are...

I asked for pics. You never provided.

Are you sure you don't place the clip and then press the ball into the socket? This is what I would suspect but cannot confirm as I have never had to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By swedefiend
Yeah, well... He can't move the shifter out of...

Yeah, well... He can't move the shifter out of park - even using the override. So, it is a valid thing to mention.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By swedefiend
You need to be very sure that the engine can turn...

You need to be very sure that the engine can turn over by hand before you go any further.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,536
Posted By swedefiend
Advice from someone that actually knows how...

Advice from someone that actually knows how things work :cheers:

One thing though... I really have changed my opinion on the input the fuel controller expects on pin 28. I believe the signal is...
Forum: website & board 02-18-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By swedefiend
:wtf: :barf: What has been seen, cannot be...

:wtf: :barf:

What has been seen, cannot be unseen :wtf:
Forum: showroom 02-18-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By swedefiend
+1

+1
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By swedefiend
Good deal.

Good deal.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By swedefiend
:cheers: What cam?

:cheers:

What cam?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,534
Posted By swedefiend
Haha. Jokes on you turd boy. Mine ran fine...

Haha. Jokes on you turd boy. Mine ran fine yours was janky as usual :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,534
Posted By swedefiend
Yes and yes (NPR tho). edit:// probably only...

Yes and yes (NPR tho).

edit:// probably only four years. When I converted to a 2.3, I deleted the a/c and power steering. I also had a manual transmission, so no trans cooler.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,534
Posted By swedefiend
:???:

:???:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,534
Posted By swedefiend
I used the 940 fan and 940 shroud trimmed down to...

I used the 940 fan and 940 shroud trimmed down to fit a Nissens 3 row radiator (in my 245) for five or so years with absolutely no problem.

I did not, however, try to "trigger" it. Mine was on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,536
Posted By swedefiend
I believe that each of the inputs listed below: ...

I believe that each of the inputs listed below:



are providing identical inputs to the fuel controller:

0.0V - Pre-ignition (increase fuel enrichment)
6.5V - Stable (do nothing)
12.0V -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,536
Posted By swedefiend
I do not believe so... You could be right. It...

I do not believe so... You could be right. It just doesn't seem congruent with what I've learned about Jetronic systems.

Consider this post which mentions the pins concerning your thermocouple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,536
Posted By swedefiend
Thermocouples don't generate PWM. I think you...

Thermocouples don't generate PWM. I think you are misunderstanding what is being discussed in the other thread you linked to.

Here is some basic knowledge about thermocouples....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By swedefiend
No. I think you probably had a headgasket...

No.

I think you probably had a headgasket leak on #4.

No worries. You're fixing that now ;-)

Scrub the rust off of everything. Clean with brake clean. I'd even spray some WD on the walls...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By swedefiend
I cannot refute this. Birmingham, Alabama (the...

I cannot refute this. Birmingham, Alabama (the only place I worked on customer Volvos) is a far more temperate environment than Baltimore :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By swedefiend
This is all good info and I have done this before...

This is all good info and I have done this before in the past when the key won't open the trunk. I suspect a wiring fault.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By swedefiend
If the trunk opens with the key, what makes you...

If the trunk opens with the key, what makes you think the lock needs to be cleaned to work?

It is far more likely that some fault has interrupted power to the motor:

- loose connection at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By swedefiend
The only way that jackstands caused this, is if...

The only way that jackstands caused this, is if your floorpan is rotted out.

Is the windshield cracked? Do the doors close properly?

Return the car to the stands and inspect the bottom side of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By swedefiend
Wouldn't hurt to look at the catalyst. ...

Wouldn't hurt to look at the catalyst.

Although, I doubt it is the root cause; all of that liquified metal had to go somewhere, right?
Forum: showroom 02-10-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By swedefiend
Apparently, Wentworth is a Coachbuilder. OP,...

Apparently, Wentworth is a Coachbuilder.

OP, $3200 for a car this clean and miles this low is a pretty good price in the US. I'd definitely try to get them to get closer to three even.

Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By swedefiend
I've never seen one melt the entire housing. ...

I've never seen one melt the entire housing.

I'd suspect a bad wastegate actuator to be the source of this destruction. But, I could be wrong.
Forum: website & board 02-08-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,133
Posted By swedefiend
Meh, I'm not *that* motivated to ban him.

Meh, I'm not *that* motivated to ban him.
Forum: website & board 02-07-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,133
Posted By swedefiend
I'm going to send something over on Friday.

I'm going to send something over on Friday.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-09-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,543
Posted By swedefiend
Not "cruise control". ~0 PSI / ATM / bar (gauge...

Not "cruise control". ~0 PSI / ATM / bar (gauge pressure)



Correct but it could also be conservative if he doesn't think about fuel economy or have concern for a catalyst ;-)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-05-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By swedefiend
How are you measuring the spark angle?

How are you measuring the spark angle?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-05-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By swedefiend
Tach input shielded?

Tach input shielded?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By swedefiend
You know that I never got around to playing with...

You know that I never got around to playing with big turbos.

But, I was initially having problems with 10+ PSI downshifts and "chirping". I was told this was due to compressor surge and warned it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By swedefiend
Ahem... This is a well documented problem...

Ahem...

This is a well documented problem with Volvo engines. Not just the red block (and it has nothing to do with the compressor bypass).

The "oil separator box"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,102
Posted By swedefiend
Quick checks = test lamp. Actual diagnostics =...

Quick checks = test lamp.
Actual diagnostics = meter.

Got it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,617
Posted By swedefiend
It isn't that hard. But if your motor slung a...

It isn't that hard. But if your motor slung a piston into the head... It isn't exactly feasible either.

If that is indeed what happened, then you (nearly certainly) need a long block. That is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By swedefiend
;-)

;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,789
Posted By swedefiend
No John. You have fun. I'm done talking about...

No John. You have fun. I'm done talking about the old tractor motor. I had fun with mine. Let these boys have fun with theirs.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,789
Posted By swedefiend
Ya really? Volvo Penta...

Ya really? Volvo Penta (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo_Penta)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,789
Posted By swedefiend
No source John. I won't do your homework for...

No source John. I won't do your homework for you.

You know very well that Volvo Penta basically designed the little red block and used it for every sort of marine application.

Along with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,789
Posted By swedefiend
b16 -> b18 -> b20 -> b21 -> b23 -> b230 All...

b16 -> b18 -> b20 -> b21 -> b23 -> b230

All of these are related. Volvo used all of them as industrial power as well. As a matter of fact, it wasn't until the b21 that the engine primarily...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By swedefiend
My Thermo professor told us about the The...

My Thermo professor told us about the The Engineering Project Triangle (http://www.engineeringexpert.net/Engineering-Expert-Witness-Blog/cheap-fast-good-%E2%80%93-the-engineering-project-triangle).
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,789
Posted By swedefiend
Exactly. You're on it.

Exactly. You're on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,789
Posted By swedefiend
Actually, if you knew anything about the history...

Actually, if you knew anything about the history of Volvo then you would understand why the red block motors so closely resemble tractor motors.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By swedefiend
Truth

Truth
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,621
Posted By swedefiend
You need a leak down test...

You need a leak down test (https://m.harborfreight.com/cylinder-leak-down-tester-62595.html) to determine the true nature of the damage.

Of course it is possible to have a cracked sleeve, or head...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,102
Posted By swedefiend
Nobody said anything about not jumpering the...

Nobody said anything about not jumpering the relay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,102
Posted By swedefiend
Or, you could do a voltage drop test on the...

Or, you could do a voltage drop test on the wiring and a resistance test on the pump :e-shrug:

A higher wattage bulb would be helpful. That little 3w bulb will light up on one strand.

But do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By swedefiend
I know nothing about this but... Nevermind

I know nothing about this but...

Nevermind
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By swedefiend
Yes. We actually used to drill a very small hole...

Yes. We actually used to drill a very small hole in the bottom of the pump.

Was it a good idea? I was working as instructed. Zero come-backs though.
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