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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-09-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By v8volvo
You may want to edit your posts to shield your...

You may want to edit your posts to shield your phone number from spam robots who might like to have it. :p

If you don't hear back from jpliddy in short order, send me a PM -- I believe his email...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-08-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By v8volvo
I have no idea. :o But I would guess probably...

I have no idea. :o But I would guess probably not?

Again, no doubt the factory literature (or even non-factory good literature like a Haynes or Bentley manual) would be of major help in figuring...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-08-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By v8volvo
Before giving a reply I will state a couple of...

Before giving a reply I will state a couple of caveats -- personally I have limited experience of the 240 series and also your Finland market cars could be different from our US spec models in terms...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-03-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By v8volvo
Very nice outcome and tidy looking engine bay! :)

Very nice outcome and tidy looking engine bay! :)
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 01-03-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By v8volvo
This is for making the turbo spool up faster? ...

This is for making the turbo spool up faster? How does it work?

There is quite a bit of space around the turbo on these cars but depending on what the system is it might or might not work.
...
Forum: Member Showroom 01-03-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By v8volvo
Congratulations, sounds like a fun project and a...

Congratulations, sounds like a fun project and a special car. Must be one of the only ones like it in N America. :cool:

We will look forward to hearing how it goes, the list of work you mentioned...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-24-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By v8volvo
Very sorry to hear, this is a real bummer. This...

Very sorry to hear, this is a real bummer. This is something that we have seen happen from time to time, somewhat easy mistake to make, as the caps are directional and bored offset requiring correct...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-21-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By v8volvo
Unless someone else can reply sooner, I will...

Unless someone else can reply sooner, I will check a greenbook when I get back to where mine are tomorrow night and post what it says.

I want to say the cam caps are 15 ft-lb or 22 ft-lb, but...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-16-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By v8volvo
Haha, well said. I could and should have been...

Haha, well said. I could and should have been more brief but I guess I had nothing better to do at that moment and just kept rambling. Hopefully some worthy ideas there, maybe some not. :D :eek:
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-10-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By v8volvo
Where to start -- for these cars (and more or...

Where to start -- for these cars (and more or less all others also), always valuable to start with a good basic freshen up, what many people call a "Stage 0".

In other words, before going after...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By v8volvo
Welcome! Glad to have you here and we look...

Welcome! Glad to have you here and we look forward to hearing about your car and what your plans are with it.

Ask any questions you have, we are happy to share any help we can. :cool:
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-19-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By v8volvo
Personally no experience with it here, but I...

Personally no experience with it here, but I would guess it would be excellent, far beyond OK. AFAIK more or less any modern well-made synthetic is very strong protection, especially for a NA D24...
Forum: Body and Interior 11-19-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By v8volvo
The design of the alternator case might also be a...

The design of the alternator case might also be a factor (whether it is able to bolt in to the factory bracket). I don't think any of those that you linked to are the same size/design as the factory...
Forum: Parts for sale 11-19-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By v8volvo
Good of you to offer here first, these may well...

Good of you to offer here first, these may well be helpful to someone.

For those who may be looking (and for your info as the seller in case you end up taking them to ebay):

The lower hose in...
Forum: Help! My car died! 11-14-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,254
Posted By v8volvo
Those are the usual cracks that almost all of the...

Those are the usual cracks that almost all of the old series VW/Audi/Volvo diesels have.

The general rule is that as long as you can't fit your fingernail into it, it is OK. That one looks...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-09-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By v8volvo
Yikes, that does look like a problem waiting to...

Yikes, that does look like a problem waiting to happen on that slave rod linkage.

The US diesel cars we got here (only available thru 1985 with manual trans) all had the old style cable operated...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-04-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By v8volvo
I think I also installed a Gates kit or two in...

I think I also installed a Gates kit or two in the past. No issues I remember either. Gates is a reputable supplier so I am sure any components they source from other outlets for their kits are...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-24-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By v8volvo
Sorry, a correction. It looks like Brickwerks...

Sorry, a correction. It looks like Brickwerks shows a water pump with a good type impeller on that page but now I see it lists it as currently out of stock.

I would recommend searching under...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-24-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By v8volvo
As for the parts and water pump -- look under the...

As for the parts and water pump -- look under the early type TD category under LT parts at brickwerks.co.uk and you should find everything, many of us have had good experiences purchasing from them...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-24-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By v8volvo
That tool kit looks right for the injection pump...

That tool kit looks right for the injection pump timing.

As for the other tools, you can improvise a lot of them especially if you have some fabrication skills. The most specific tool is the one...
Forum: Items Wanted 10-24-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By v8volvo
Any used radiator will be 40 years old so...

Any used radiator will be 40 years old so probably will leak soon too... Probably would want to get it rebuilt before dropping in, if you find one. So a used rad might not really solve your problem,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-19-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By v8volvo
One other question occurring to me to add to...

One other question occurring to me to add to ngoma's list above -- does your engine have EGR?

The EGR system (when present) on these D24T/IC is a very early design that uses stone-age controls...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-08-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By v8volvo
Diesel Bob in the UK could be a good resource...

Diesel Bob in the UK could be a good resource also. http://dieselbob.co.uk/
Forum: Help! My car died! 10-06-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,254
Posted By v8volvo
I think when dahicori said he "set the timing" he...

I think when dahicori said he "set the timing" he maybe means he rotated the engine to #1 TDC in preparation for disassembly? Maybe not that he had timed the engine in the sense of configuring the...
Forum: Parts for sale 10-01-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,306
Posted By v8volvo
Kevin, man sorry to hear this news. Good to see...

Kevin, man sorry to hear this news. Good to see you again here even so.

Hope things can turn around soon somehow with what you have going on, best wishes.

Anders up near Seattle has a pretty...
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