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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-23-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By v8volvo
That does sound much too slow. When running...

That does sound much too slow. When running right, even stock, they are reasonably stout. Not fast, but easily able to get up to the speed of traffic with minimal drama.

Either a mis-adjusted...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-22-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By v8volvo
Aha, well we should be that way here as well, but...

Aha, well we should be that way here as well, but instead the bars and casinos are full, even while the schools are mostly closed down. :mad: :mad: :rolleyes:
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-22-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By v8volvo
No I quoted the maximum listed for each engine,...

No I quoted the maximum listed for each engine, not knowing what generation D5 you have. Looks like the 163hp had either 340nm or 420nm depending on year. Still a huge difference and, what's more,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-22-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By v8volvo
Yes if you are comparing to a modern Volvo D5...

Yes if you are comparing to a modern Volvo D5 with common rail direct injection and variable-vane turbo and twin cams and full electronic control, and around DOUBLE the max stock torque output at...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-21-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By v8volvo
Oh BTW, in your second picture, the large...

Oh BTW, in your second picture, the large rectangular relay very close to the EGR control solenoids is your glow plug relay. The one with "VOLVO" and "80A" and "12V" labeling on it.

Don't...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-21-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By v8volvo
That is your EGR valve. The actuators connected...

That is your EGR valve. The actuators connected to the other end of the yellow vac line are the control components for the EGR system.

You could disconnect that stuff if you want to. Usually...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-21-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By v8volvo
Great suggestions from jpliddy and others on...

Great suggestions from jpliddy and others on methods for testing/isolating possible noise from the vacuum pump.

One more to add if all other methods fail to leave you 100% certain of the source of...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-15-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By v8volvo
Good to hear. Sounds like fun upgrades, feel...

Good to hear. Sounds like fun upgrades, feel free throw some photos up here sometime for us to see the progress, we always enjoy checking out the Pinz and LT trucks that give some variety from the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-14-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By v8volvo
You may want to try sending Jason...

You may want to try sending Jason (https://d24t.com/member.php?u=2) a message or email and see if he would be able to help you at some point. Been a few years since he was last frequenting the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-13-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By v8volvo
From what I can recall at least, we don't have...

From what I can recall at least, we don't have many current active members in the Rockies region. There used to be a member on here, Hecklebone, who lived in Denver and had a Pinzgauer TD that he did...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-09-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By v8volvo
Foghorn117 where have you been finding the MLS...

Foghorn117 where have you been finding the MLS gaskets? Most of us here have had a hard time getting them for some years now. Shipping in from Europe or do you have a N America source?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-09-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By v8volvo
Agree, plus maybe the gasket makers are also...

Agree, plus maybe the gasket makers are also leaving some extra margin for engines with larger than stock bore size due to overbore during rebuilding. Stock bore size is 76.5mm and the second...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-04-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By v8volvo
You are right that if it has even just one dead...

You are right that if it has even just one dead glow plug it will make cold starts a little rocky and smoky. However, lack of timing advance and/or loss of fuel pump prime after sitting, due to...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 02-02-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By v8volvo
Welcome to the forum, by the way. Feel free to...

Welcome to the forum, by the way. Feel free to introduce yourself and your vehicle in the New Member Introductions section if you wish. :)
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 02-02-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By v8volvo
Also explore the Diesel Engine and Drivetrain...

Also explore the Diesel Engine and Drivetrain section of the forum here: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain (https://d24t.com/forumdisplay.php?f=4)

In particular read the "sticky" threads at the top of...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-02-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By v8volvo
If the idle is increasing by only 100 rpm rather...

If the idle is increasing by only 100 rpm rather than 200 rpm, that is no big deal really, as long as the main advance function of the cold start is still working well and the car starts and idles...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-26-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By v8volvo
Welcome, glad you are here. Nice looking...

Welcome, glad you are here.

Nice looking car, and that looks like a very unusual color. Light green? Does it have the 1983-only green interior also?

We will look forward to hearing more about...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-23-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
Not necessarily were they removed if the work...

Not necessarily were they removed if the work that was previously done only involved the throttle shaft seal, that's a different area of the pump and the cold start lever/shaft probably would not...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-23-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
Well said, agreed. :cool: Yes exactly...

Well said, agreed. :cool:



Yes exactly right, the smoke screw gets removed (or at least screwed a long ways out) in order to disassemble the top of the IP/throttle control system. So they...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-21-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
Actually before attempting to change the kickdown...

Actually before attempting to change the kickdown cable settings or worrying any more about the transmission's behavior, I would look again at the settings of the injection pump.

Based on the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-20-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
Good news, sounds like your guys got it...

Good news, sounds like your guys got it straightened out and it sounds like you have all the info you need to adjust the kickdown and throttle linkage if you choose to. :)
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-18-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
Did they get the cold start device working...

Did they get the cold start device working normally again?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-18-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
It sounds like when they were working on the...

It sounds like when they were working on the pump, they probably made some changes to the linkages that may have altered the kickdown cable adjustment and/or the relationship of the spool to the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-16-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
Here may be another option: could you transport...

Here may be another option: could you transport the entire vehicle to Diesel Bob, located near Manchester, if that is not too far from you? http://dieselbob.co.uk/index.aspx

They are well known...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-16-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By v8volvo
No. :) Don't worry too much, it is all easy...

No. :) Don't worry too much, it is all easy enough to solve and the car will be back to top form in the end, assuming the work is done successfully.

This is something that happens with age to all...
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