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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 06-09-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By v8volvo
Gates belts are fine. Continental, Flennor, or...

Gates belts are fine. Continental, Flennor, or Dayco are all also fine. These should be available from any seller you check with, either online or from a local store. The parts are the same...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-19-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By v8volvo
80C thermostat will be the best choice in your...

80C thermostat will be the best choice in your climate, or any other scenario of prolonged operation in hot weather involving high speeds or hills.

For a "complete" timing belt service on this...
Forum: Local Events 05-19-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By v8volvo
Unfortunately I am going to miss it for the...

Unfortunately I am going to miss it for the second year in a row. Hope to be there next year.

There are usually a few diesels around. Look forward to hearing about it.
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,106
Posted By v8volvo
Looks like great progress on engine and the new...

Looks like great progress on engine and the new head.

I saw broken piston squirters once before and that was on an engine where someone rebuilt it and used non-turbo pistons, which do not have the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-06-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By v8volvo
That does start very well. Has to be good shape...

That does start very well. Has to be good shape all in all to allow it to do that.

Don't know why they would suggest to do it hot, cool engine is well accepted as the preferable way both for...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-30-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By v8volvo
Some of those do look a little tight but probably...

Some of those do look a little tight but probably not enough to cause much in the way of noticeable effects. Worth getting them into spec though and it might help a bit. Sometimes starting can...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,106
Posted By v8volvo
I put a new AMC head on a project a few years...

I put a new AMC head on a project a few years back. Same as the one you showed except I used the complete version, which included cam, lifters, valves, etc.

It worked well and quality seemed...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-17-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By v8volvo
If the temp gauge stopped working at the same...

If the temp gauge stopped working at the same time that you replaced the tstat, possible there is an air pocket in the system. Good idea to make sure all air is bled out since this will also cause...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-09-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By v8volvo
As far as I know it should not leak down,...

As far as I know it should not leak down, although it would be interesting to test a few and see what is normal. If it leaks off slowly then it may not be a major issue but if the pressure drops...
Forum: Forum News / Comments and Suggestions 04-09-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By v8volvo
Forum updated

We installed a software update to improve the website's performance and fix some security problems. User registrations should work better also. Please report any issues to an administrator.
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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-08-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,207
Posted By v8volvo
Although it may seem counterintuitive that the...

Although it may seem counterintuitive that the gassers, with less torque and a more peaky power band, got a taller rear end ratio than the diesels, there are usability factors that help make sense of...
Forum: Help! My car died! 11-08-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,924
Posted By v8volvo
Maybe something having to do with distortion of...

Maybe something having to do with distortion of the block deck if the threads start too near the surface?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-08-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By v8volvo
Tom Bryant had some improved versions built, info...

Tom Bryant had some improved versions built, info at the link ngoma provided. They are new castings and strengthened. He wanted decent money for them to recoup his costs but probably worth it since...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 10-16-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By v8volvo
If you can't find one easily, I may have some...

If you can't find one easily, I may have some spares.

Anders also has lots of engine parts and may be able to provide one if you contact him.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-16-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By v8volvo
Timing is a good place to start. If the cold...

Timing is a good place to start. If the cold start lever was not fully retracted into the "warm" position (all the way to its stop with noticeable free motion in the lever) when you set the timing,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-13-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,365
Posted By v8volvo
I haven't been able to see any noticeable impact...

I haven't been able to see any noticeable impact on MPG or engine health even running the cooler tstat year round. Far from a scientific conclusion but at least it appears not to hurt. It seems...
Forum: Forum News / Comments and Suggestions 10-07-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,712
Posted By v8volvo
Part of the problem is that the registration...

Part of the problem is that the registration process for new users has been slow as a result of a forum software flaw in recent months. That may have reduced the number of new members joining and...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-06-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By v8volvo
Sounds like a good plan.

Sounds like a good plan.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-04-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By v8volvo
I would not hesitate with the Gates, or a Conti...

I would not hesitate with the Gates, or a Conti or Dayco or Roulunds belt would be fine as well. All are OE level suppliers.

However, much more important than which brand of belt you choose is...
Forum: Cars for sale 06-19-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 910
Posted By v8volvo
1986 744 td $489

Not mine, no connection: https://bellingham.craigslist.org/cto/6144457608.html

Looks like it needs some help but runs and low price.

'86 is a good year, either to own or for parts, has the one...
Forum: Help! My car died! 06-16-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,954
Posted By v8volvo
There are two different glow systems it could...

There are two different glow systems it could have depending on what cars those parts came from. Post some pictures of the relays and setup and we'll help you identify what's there.

Short circuit...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 06-06-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By v8volvo
Nice looking setup. However we can't tell you...

Nice looking setup. However we can't tell you much from the pictures unless you do some checks and get answers.

I suggest you start by plugging your boost gauge in somewhere ahead of the...
Forum: Help! My car died! 06-06-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,954
Posted By v8volvo
When you say you changed some fluids, did you...

When you say you changed some fluids, did you have the coolant out of it?

Did you get all the air out before starting it? These will not burp simply by filling the rad up, you need to remove the...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 06-02-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By v8volvo
Good to fix the leak but it shouldn't cause boost...

Good to fix the leak but it shouldn't cause boost to fall with higher RPM. Something about the way this setup breathes isn't right.

Are you able to check the boost pressure ahead of the IC? Eg...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 06-02-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By v8volvo
Suddenly started doing this or been this way...

Suddenly started doing this or been this way since it was first put together?

Sounds like an air inlet restriction issue. The smoke and high EGT suggests there should be more than enough drive...
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