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Forum: New Member Introductions Yesterday, 01:03 PM
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Posted By ngoma
1/2 inch torque wrench should be OK as long as it...

1/2 inch torque wrench should be OK as long as it can achieve the necessary 255 ft-lbs. This works out to actual ~340 ft-lbs at the bolt itself, after the torque multiplication of the 5188 special...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-22-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By ngoma
What year is your car? It may be from the range...

What year is your car? It may be from the range that used the infamous Bosch "biodegradable" wiring. In that case, the wiring would be highly suspect. A good troubleshooting method would be to...
Forum: Help! My car died! 03-13-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By ngoma
That's quite a bit, actually. IP throttle shaft...

That's quite a bit, actually. IP throttle shaft back to factory original position?


Now let's see what the smoke can tell us. What color, how much, when?


Make sure it's a low pressure pump....
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-11-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,604
Posted By ngoma
Correction: Two of the waterpump mounting holes...

Correction: Two of the waterpump mounting holes are slotted.

As long as you have all three bolts out, you should really remove the waterpump and replace the sealing o-ring especially if it's not...
Forum: Help! My car died! 03-11-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By ngoma
Yes very much so. You will see that just a tiny...

Yes very much so. You will see that just a tiny sliver of movement has an effect on the timing.

BTW the preferred method doesn't use that locking peg or twisting the IP about on its bracketry....
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-11-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,604
Posted By ngoma
Yes, that seems to be the common method for...

Yes, that seems to be the common method for fabbing the head locating dowels. My suggestion was just to not make them too long.

Two of the mounting holes in the waterpump are slotted in an arc,...
Forum: Help! My car died! 03-11-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By ngoma
This might be a factor. The "throttle" lever is...

This might be a factor. The "throttle" lever is toothed, sitting on a splined shaft coming out of that top cover. Did you matchmark the lever to the shaft before disassembly? If not, there's a good...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-10-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,604
Posted By ngoma
While the engine was in the car I R/R the head...

While the engine was in the car I R/R the head with the exhaust manifold detached but the intake manifold still attached. It was manageable with two people.

Main difficulty was that I made the...
Forum: Help! My car died! 03-10-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By ngoma
Welcome! We will try to help you but need more...

Welcome! We will try to help you but need more extensive detailed descriptions.

1. What is the history of the replacement IP?

2. You mention new filter. Fuel filter? Possibility the small inner...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By ngoma
Make sure you get all the engine mount pieces for...

Make sure you get all the engine mount pieces for the crossmember. Also the diesel fuel tank and fill neck. For the best performance you want to get the correct HG thickness corresponding to the...
Forum: Cars for sale 01-26-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By ngoma
That was fast! Did you direct the new owner to...

That was fast! Did you direct the new owner to D24T.com for support?
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,039
Posted By ngoma
(Can't believe I won) :p Did you have the head...

(Can't believe I won) :p Did you have the head flycut or otherwise surfaced?
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,039
Posted By ngoma
Dropped a prechamber insert?

Dropped a prechamber insert?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-07-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By ngoma
Ooohh, that's right. I hadn't thought of the...

Ooohh, that's right. I hadn't thought of the front engine lifting hook as a spacer but it does act as a spacer, doesn't it?

However, I had one that broke in that area even with the lifting...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-06-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By ngoma
If you can find a good aluminum welder, get it...

If you can find a good aluminum welder, get it welded and keep it as a spare. Looks like a clean break and should be easy to keep it aligned while welding.

Loose/missing bolts? Maybe they were not...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-01-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By ngoma
Engine and transmission together is easier in my...

Engine and transmission together is easier in my experience.

Remove the radiator, top crosspiece, A/C condenser, e-fan, grille, and you have a nice big clear opening in the front.

Leave the...
Forum: Body and Interior 12-20-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By ngoma
Yeah I wouldn't mention it. They'll probably ding...

Yeah I wouldn't mention it. They'll probably ding you anyway for it being a what they call a "grandpa car" (7 or 9 series)
Forum: Body and Interior 12-19-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By ngoma
Not sure about compatibility but I think that's a...

Not sure about compatibility but I think that's a fairly common problem. For those type of general Volvo issues you might get more/better/faster answers at turbobricks.com. Just don't tell them it's...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,054
Posted By ngoma
Good work. Did you renew the o-ring in the heater...

Good work. Did you renew the o-ring in the heater hose flange at rear of block?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-09-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By ngoma
Call them up, ask them to verify?

Call them up, ask them to verify?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-08-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By ngoma
Rockauto 1-notch fiber $40 ...

Rockauto 1-notch fiber $40

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1985,745,2.4l+l6+diesel+turbocharged,1288526,engine,cylinder+head+gasket+/+set,5412
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-06-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By ngoma
Can you make one by removing layers?

Can you make one by removing layers?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-01-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By ngoma
Found the thread that gives detailed info: ...

Found the thread that gives detailed info:

How To: D24T Heater Hose Replacement, On a Budget (http://www2.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=608)
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-01-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By ngoma
Found the thread that gives detailed info: ...

Found the thread that gives detailed info:

How To: D24T Heater Hose Replacement, On a Budget (http://www2.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=608)
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-01-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,315
Posted By ngoma
Helpful Tip

Helpful Tip:

When replacing the heater hoses at the rear of the engine, replace the o-rings for the nipple flanges that the hoses connect to. One at the rear of the block, the other at the rear of...
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