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Forum: Items Wanted 06-22-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By v8volvo
Doesn't sound too bad. There's a mobile glass...

Doesn't sound too bad. There's a mobile glass guy I have used here before who does a good job. I need him to come over and put a windshield in my old beater Jetta TDI anyway so maybe can see if he...
Forum: Items Wanted 06-22-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By v8volvo
DOHC would be nice, but how do you get 16 valves...

DOHC would be nice, but how do you get 16 valves in a 6 cylinder engine? :D

Hardly ever see a diesel at the junkyard anymore. Looks like the car is getting picked but not much taken under the...
Forum: Member Showroom 06-20-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,146
Posted By v8volvo
Well, here's a quick update on these two project...

Well, here's a quick update on these two project cars just for fun.

Despite my hopes to the opposite, the green 265 wagon does have a blown head gasket. I am guessing the PO drove it around for a...
Forum: Items Wanted 06-20-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By v8volvo
I have a 760 sedan parts car I got last year...

I have a 760 sedan parts car I got last year that's a turd, but the glass is all OK! https://d24t.com/showthread.php?t=2197

The rear quarter windows are all yours if you want them. Not sure how...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-29-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By v8volvo
US source for MLS head gasket

Has anyone (looking especially at Pinzgauer owners) purchased parts in the past from this company?
https://swissarmyvehicles.com/pinzdiesel/engine

Their diesel parts section lists many parts that...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-28-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By v8volvo
Very nice looking car in your photos. And yes,...

Very nice looking car in your photos. And yes, hope you and your family are in a safe place from the violence in Ukraine. We in the US have been paying close attention to the war there and are...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-24-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By v8volvo
Welcome! Looks like very nice work you did...

Welcome!

Looks like very nice work you did on the engine.

Uneven engine speed is often caused by air getting into the fuel system. Are there any places where air could be getting sucked in,...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 05-23-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By v8volvo
The water or water/alcohol injection question is...

The water or water/alcohol injection question is an interesting one.

The goal of doing that (as you undoubtedly know) is to help cool the intake air mass, enabling you to get more oxygen into the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-22-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By v8volvo
Not sure on any of those P/N's but from pictures...

Not sure on any of those P/N's but from pictures all look like possible fits. The thing to be sure of is to have one that is
1) for a turbo engine (higher volume to feed the turbo and piston...
Forum: Parts for sale 05-22-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,730
Posted By v8volvo
If slobodan doesn't get a pan to you I also have...

If slobodan doesn't get a pan to you I also have a few loose extras I could share.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-22-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By v8volvo
Personally I cannot dispute your mechanic's...

Personally I cannot dispute your mechanic's analysis, if he says it is normal then it could be, but I can say that I have never heard a timing belt make that kind of noise before.

In my point of...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-22-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By v8volvo
Welcome to the board and congrats on the car that...

Welcome to the board and congrats on the car that is a member of the family! Glad you are here, looking forward to hearing more about it.

Well said -- a Volvo 7 series wagon is much more than...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-15-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By v8volvo
I don't think that method is necessarily wrong. ...

I don't think that method is necessarily wrong. I think your pump timing setting process should give a successful reading, assuming you are using the method of loosening the four fasteners holding...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-10-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By v8volvo
Great news. :cool: Yep it seems like...

Great news. :cool:



Yep it seems like you are definitely on the right track. Although you have already made a massive improvement by doing some timing adjustment, like you said, the timing is...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-10-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By v8volvo
When you say you verified valve timing, was that...

When you say you verified valve timing, was that with the camshaft locking plate inserted and the rear cam gear removed?



This sounds like textbook incorrect pump timing so I think you are...
Forum: Items Wanted 05-10-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By v8volvo
The tools do show up on ebay from time to time...

The tools do show up on ebay from time to time but can never predict when they will, and it's usually a single one-off tool at a time rather than a full set. Certainly can happen though. Best way...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-23-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By v8volvo
If your engine has mechanical valve lash...

If your engine has mechanical valve lash adjustment (shim discs on top of solid lifters), don't forget about getting hands on the tools and parts for that as well. :)

The lash clearance should...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-23-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By v8volvo
To add, for after you resolve the above-mentioned...

To add, for after you resolve the above-mentioned question about tools :cool:

If you are not replacing timing belts as part of this job then your list has most everything needed. Only exception...
Forum: Help! My car died! 04-17-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By v8volvo
That is a bummer but it sounds like you are...

That is a bummer but it sounds like you are right, head replacement (or at least repair off the engine) is the only good option.

I think you are also right that the problems with the injector...
Forum: Help! My car died! 04-16-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By v8volvo
:(:( We have seen this once or twice before....

:(:(

We have seen this once or twice before. Many of us are now careful when removing injectors to make sure we're always pulling with the force of the lever direct towards the inside of the head...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-16-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By v8volvo
Be careful with that way of thinking. Are you...

Be careful with that way of thinking. Are you familiar with how tight the torque on the front crankshaft bolt needs to be (much like on the D5252T which is highly similar) and what happens if the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-12-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By v8volvo
Sure thing. We will be curious to hear what you...

Sure thing. We will be curious to hear what you find out.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-09-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By v8volvo
Welcome to the board, great looking truck! What...

Welcome to the board, great looking truck! What is the history of yours, LHD or RHD, manual or automatic?

For determining the details of the engine you have, take a look at this sticky thread...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 04-09-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By v8volvo
Max governor RPM (aka "high idle") should be...

Max governor RPM (aka "high idle") should be something like 5000 rpm to the best of my memory. So, a little more than you are seeing now, but not a big difference. Maybe a small enough difference...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-06-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By v8volvo
To add to the image above -- just posted the...

To add to the image above -- just posted the below in your other thread, pasting here as well for future reference, although at the risk of redundancy.

Bottom line -- the idle speed screw you are...
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