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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-13-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By v8volvo
Good to hear it worked out. The links in...

Good to hear it worked out.

The links in post #14 above should help you with your questions about heater hoses in your other thread. You can build replacement hoses from parts that are readily...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-19-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By v8volvo
You may want to STOP for a moment and make sure...

You may want to STOP for a moment and make sure this is right before you put it back together. Can you post a picture of the thermostat and gasket you bought, or post the part number from the box?
...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 10-06-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By v8volvo
What will count in the real world is not how much...

What will count in the real world is not how much peak power you can make but how much you can USE, reliably, without burning the motor up.

You can add power to any motor, but how often and for...
Forum: Help! My car died! 10-04-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By v8volvo
No bubbles in the return line is good but did you...

No bubbles in the return line is good but did you see that when the engine was running well or when it was malfunctioning? Since you have an intermittent problem you want to watch for things...
Forum: Help! My car died! 09-26-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By v8volvo
Still sounds like a possible inlet restriction or...

Still sounds like a possible inlet restriction or air leak but a sticky governor or intermittent sticking vane in the suction pump in the IP could be a possibility also.

Installing a clear section...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 08-14-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By v8volvo
Well that would do it. Interesting the...

Well that would do it.

Interesting the D24TIC turbo appears to use a different external WG setup. Did you need to reclock the cold side on the turbo as well to fit for the D24T?

IIRC the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-30-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By v8volvo
80A is what the original strip fuse on the bottom...

80A is what the original strip fuse on the bottom of the stock GP relay is rated for. Seems like that certainly should do the job.

IIRC the theoretical math is the "fast" glow plugs like these...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-19-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By v8volvo
That is too bad, looks like a hard hit, though it...

That is too bad, looks like a hard hit, though it does seem those sprockets are actually quite fragile (I have fumbled a few) so maybe it was not as severe as it looks.

If you can find a new cam...
Forum: Help! My car died! 07-19-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 790
Posted By v8volvo
That noise doesn't sound good but might be...

That noise doesn't sound good but might be unrelated or have a less serious cause.

You are sure the squealing noise is from a belt? Is something seized causing drag on the engine and causing the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-19-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,193
Posted By v8volvo
The crank pulley counterhold tool is also...

The crank pulley counterhold tool is also necessary. The wrench extension for the crank bolt helps too but in theory you can get away without it if your torque wrench (or breaker bar plus cheater...
Forum: Items Wanted 07-16-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By v8volvo
Sounds worth doing after that experience. The AC...

Sounds worth doing after that experience. The AC systems in these cars can work very well.

Your first project may be trying to figure out what (if anything) needs to be replaced in the system. ...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 07-11-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By v8volvo
The D24TIC turbo may be different. But for the...

The D24TIC turbo may be different. But for the D24T turbo and most other wastegate type turbos, the hose to the wastegate carries pressure instead of vacuum, providing the force to open the...
Forum: Help! My car died! 07-11-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By v8volvo
Interesting question. Might take some digging to...

Interesting question. Might take some digging to find an answer. The hydraulic heads never came to us in the US on the Volvo engines but we did get them in the 4 cylinder VW versions. Never tried...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 06-30-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By v8volvo
My mistake. Since the OP mentioned the overboost...

My mistake. Since the OP mentioned the overboost valve I assumed his question referred to the valve position switch inside it. I overlooked your mention of the throttle switch in the previous post....
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 06-27-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By v8volvo
There appears to be an overboost pressure relief...

There appears to be an overboost pressure relief valve in the front of the intake manifold on the TIC motors similar to the non IC TD motors. This is probably the piece you are referring to?

The...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 06-26-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By v8volvo
Leakage from the turbo outlet to downpipe gasket...

Leakage from the turbo outlet to downpipe gasket shouldn't be related to the symptoms you described. Leaks there will not affect boost or performance unless the root cause for the leak is a plugged...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 06-24-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,193
Posted By v8volvo
Good going, congratulations. Take a look at the...

Good going, congratulations. Take a look at the rest of the hoses and make sure you don't have any other suspect parts to watch or replace before you move on to the next task. The short hose at the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 06-09-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,193
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. Makes no difference where you...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-19-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,193
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, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,141
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, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,815
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
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, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
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, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,815
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, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,553
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...
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