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Forum: Parts for sale 03-05-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By tofufi
I've still got the plastic battery tray - it's...

I've still got the plastic battery tray - it's the same as my 740td :)

I'd imagine the cost of posting to the USA would be expensive though!

The headlights are 'normal' for us in the UK :) -...
Forum: Parts for sale 03-03-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By tofufi
Breaking 1989 Volvo 760 GLE Turbodiesel

Hi Folks, I'm based in the UK, and am breaking a right hand drive 1989 760 GLE turbodiesel, as it's a non-runner and quite rusty in places.

A few bits I'm keeping and a few bits have sold, as...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-05-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By tofufi
Why my engine wouldn't start...

https://i.imgur.com/Cc5DQIN.jpg

I've never seen a flywheel lose so many teeth before!

The engine is from a very tired car which I'm breaking for spares - 186,000 miles on the clock.

Has...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-13-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By tofufi
Thanks for the interesting post! I'd not...

Thanks for the interesting post! I'd not considered the effect that not having a throttle would have on the diesel engine efficiency...

Because my car only gets used on long runs at motorway...
Forum: Parts for sale 11-05-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By tofufi
And it has cruise control - well worth saving the...

And it has cruise control - well worth saving the bits on the motor for that alone! :)

Shame I'm several thousand miles (across land and sea) away as I'd love to convert mine to the climate...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-24-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By tofufi
Sorry, I wasn't by the car earlier to double...

Sorry, I wasn't by the car earlier to double check. They're Kumho (not sure if you get those in the US?) 195/65R15s, which I think are correct for the wheels. The car definitely has the correct 3.54...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-24-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By tofufi
Thanks for your reply - both cars were/are...

Thanks for your reply - both cars were/are running standard 15" wheels and tyres.

https://i.imgur.com/dmj1liQ.jpg?1

All the figures I've seen agree with your numbers - but by my calculations...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-20-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By tofufi
Apologies for bumping up an older thread, just...

Apologies for bumping up an older thread, just wondered if anyone had any thoughts on how accurate the figures above are?

I've got a 740 with M46 gearbox, and it does approx 3000rpm at 70mph...
Forum: Tool Rental 09-16-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 82,524
Posted By tofufi
I'm in the UK, and have the following tools: ...

I'm in the UK, and have the following tools:

Tappet/valve adjustment tools and shim set.
Diesel pump timing tools
Camshaft hold and extension for rear camshaft bolt tools
Cambelt tensioning...
Forum: Items Wanted 09-06-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By tofufi
Tom Bryant had some for sale... see here: ...

Tom Bryant had some for sale... see here:

http://d24t.com/showthread.php?t=1667

Edit: You may need to supply a core, so might not be useful. Sorry!

:)
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 08-30-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,894
Posted By tofufi
I use my D24T engined 740 for mostly long...

I use my D24T engined 740 for mostly long journeys.

It's stock (with M46 gearbox), except for an electric cooling fan. I typically don't exceed speed limits, but don't sit below them either. It's...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 08-29-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By tofufi
Thanks for the help :) I've never seen the word...

Thanks for the help :) I've never seen the word 'turbo' on the dash lamps - I'm guessing it should come on with ignition and go off with the engine started like most other lamps (and a later 940 TD I...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 08-28-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By tofufi
Intercooling a D24T... a couple of questions

Hi folks,

I'm currently trying to intercool my D24T using the standard (euro) D24TIC intercooler and pipework. I've got the intercooler mounted OK in front of the radiator, that's no problem.
...
Forum: Items Wanted 07-18-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,977
Posted By tofufi
Hi Tom, thanks for your reply - A month or so ago...

Hi Tom, thanks for your reply - A month or so ago I bought a donor car just to get a working cruise control spindle. I appreciate the detailed write-up though, I'm sure that'll help people out :)
...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-04-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By tofufi
I've not been here long, but I've always...

I've not been here long, but I've always considered Gates to be a reputable brand - so I'd happily buy the Gates one. I don't have any knowledge specific to the D24 engines though...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-03-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By tofufi
So today I tried the cruise on my 740, having...

So today I tried the cruise on my 740, having replaced a couple of vac lines and the throttle spindle on the weekend. It now works fine - so I'm very happy :D

Thanks ngoma for the help, much...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-01-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By tofufi
Thanks :) I don't have a Mityvac (so can't...

Thanks :)

I don't have a Mityvac (so can't measure the force required) but if I suck directly on the tube I can make the throttle open. If I cap the tube the throttle stays in the same place. So I...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 06-30-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By tofufi
Thanks for the thought :) With mine, I've...

Thanks for the thought :)

With mine, I've tried connecting the pump direct to the throttle diaphragm (so no brake switches to present problems) and with the pump given 12v to the top and bottom...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 06-28-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By tofufi
Volvo cruise control - help figuring it out please!

Hi Folks,

I've got a '740 wagon which I've been trying to fit cruise control to.

I fitted all the wiring, pump etc, no problem, but on test drive the cruise didn't operate. When I investigated,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-16-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,957
Posted By tofufi
My '90 740 turbodiesel with M46 is doing 70mph...

My '90 740 turbodiesel with M46 is doing 70mph indicated at about 2900rpm. In 4th with OD activated (i.e. '5th'). That's standard as far as I'm aware.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-22-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By tofufi
Water leak - how best to fix

Hiya folks,

This evening, I was extolling the virtues of the D24T engine to a friend with a 240, suggesting he fit one to it. And as I was doing so, I noticed a couple of wet patches on the pipe...
Forum: Items Wanted 07-21-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,977
Posted By tofufi
Oh how I'd like the cruise control one :D ...

Oh how I'd like the cruise control one :D

Thanks for the pics, hoping they'll help me in the quest for another one :)
Forum: Items Wanted 07-17-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,977
Posted By tofufi
Thanks RedArrow :) the pictures would be great :)...

Thanks RedArrow :) the pictures would be great :)

I thought I'd be lucky if I found one (especially in a junkyard) in the US, as I know Diesels are even less popular over there than they were here...
Forum: Items Wanted 07-16-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,977
Posted By tofufi
Wanted - Volvo D24T diesel throttle drum for cruise control

Hi Folks,

I'm after the throttle drum and bracket for a D24 engined Volvo fitted with cruise control...

If you've got one in a junkyard near you, please could you take a look and see if the...
Forum: Items Wanted 07-16-2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Posted By tofufi
Thanks :) Just purchased the tool, hope it will...

Thanks :) Just purchased the tool, hope it will arrive soon :)
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