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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain Yesterday, 08:32 PM
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Posted By ngoma
Well the 1.9TDI way outperforms the D24 N/A....

Well the 1.9TDI way outperforms the D24 N/A. Agree that this may have colored your expectations.

I have driven a few D24 N/A 240s. Lots and lots of rowing the shifter for relatively meager...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-13-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By ngoma
The IP position is not the way to set the IP...

The IP position is not the way to set the IP timing. The marks cannot be used for anything but extremely rough guessing. In fact, we like to have the IP positioned rotated outward from the head, to...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-10-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By ngoma
I agree that optimism is warranted here but there...

I agree that optimism is warranted here but there is one other item that we need to verify: appropriate head gasket thickness. Unless the piston protrusion was checked and correct thickness head...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-08-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By ngoma
Do you have the greenbook for D24? I have for the...

Do you have the greenbook for D24? I have for the D24T so if you do we can compare nozzle types and POP between the two. I believe the injector bodies are the same, also shared with the VW engines...
Forum: Items Wanted 04-28-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By ngoma
Volvo does better than many in terms of parts...

Volvo does better than many in terms of parts availability for older models but at some point it becomes economically unfeasible in their eyes to provide the full catalog of parts for all prior...
Forum: Items Wanted 04-27-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By ngoma
Yeah that persistent incorrect fitment info...

Yeah that persistent incorrect fitment info really annoys me too.

I can't think of any reason the pinion seal would be different. The Ds got different final drive ratios but the housing should be...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-21-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By ngoma
Before you get too far ahead of your skis--- (do...

Before you get too far ahead of your skis--- (do they say this in Finland? Seems appropriate :p)

Do you have the Volvo Special Tools for properly dealing with the crankshaft damper bolt (MOST...
Forum: Help! My car died! 04-18-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By ngoma
Probably too late but:::::::::::: Isn't the seat...

Probably too late but:::::::::::: Isn't the seat supposed to be curved? To mate with the convex shape of the heat shield? If you look at the lower surface of the heat shield it is convex along the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-16-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By ngoma
Sounds like the accessory mounting bushings are...

Sounds like the accessory mounting bushings are shot. These are the rubber plugs with a steel tube in the center that the alternator, PS pump, and A/C compressor mount to the bracketry. Used to...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-08-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By ngoma
Congradulations! You sure took care of that...

Congradulations! You sure took care of that quickly! Especially for a first timer! :D
Just out of curiosity, what is your mechanical background, and did you already have the (what the greenbook...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-06-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By ngoma
Highly doubt you were "messing with the LDA pin"...

Highly doubt you were "messing with the LDA pin" but here is a diagram clearly showing the idle speed adjustment screw, however: the labels for idle speed adjustment and max peed adjustment are...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-06-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By ngoma
Glad you were able to solve the problem, but you...

Glad you were able to solve the problem, but you have confused me. What do you mean by "fuel/LDA pin?"
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-03-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By ngoma
In my experience, in proper tune, these are not...

In my experience, in proper tune, these are not big smoke emitters, especially for their era, especially compared to Mercedes, Pugeot, etc.

Echoing v8volvo here, change the FF first, then look at...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-02-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By ngoma
Are you talking about the upper radiator hose...

Are you talking about the upper radiator hose flange there between #1 and #2 injectors?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-28-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By ngoma
Oftentimes you can make the rubber temporarily...

Oftentimes you can make the rubber temporarily more compliant by heating it up immediately before fitting it. I use a heat gun.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-22-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By ngoma
Could be. Other possibilities: Overfueling,...

Could be. Other possibilities: Overfueling, incorrect injection timing.


Normally it takes quite a while of cranking to bleed empty injector hardlines. Once the engine starts they finish filling...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-16-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By ngoma
Works the opposite of the way you think it does....

Works the opposite of the way you think it does. The design logic has the altitude compensator solenoid 12V energized at low altitudes, and de-energized at high altitudes (above 3,000 ft.)

Easy to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-14-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By ngoma
Hello and welcome fellow forumer! What is your...

Hello and welcome fellow forumer! What is your project?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-04-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By ngoma
That would comport with v8volvo's suggestion...

That would comport with v8volvo's suggestion above about parts suppliers consolidating items, sometimes overzealously, ending up with ill-fitting parts across all their applications.

My own...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-27-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By ngoma
A little difficult to definitively tell from your...

A little difficult to definitively tell from your photo but it sure looks like the plunger protrusion looks higher in the newer shorter vac pump.

One way to clear up the mystery would be to...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-25-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By ngoma
Interesting, seems like the gap you measured...

Interesting, seems like the gap you measured happens to be near exactly the difference in length between the two vacuum pump pushrods. Maybe the new vacuum pump uses the same old (longer) rod in this...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 01-18-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By ngoma
If you've already got the ultrasonic cleaner, and...

If you've already got the ultrasonic cleaner, and already gotten good results from rebuilding one that had bad spray pattern, why not do the rest?

Clean room practices apply. Do not even handle...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-09-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,904
Posted By ngoma
Try posting your question on turbobricks.com. ...

Try posting your question on turbobricks.com.

They are 240-centric there and a large population of active posters.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-30-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By ngoma
Good work! Depending on which wire earthed...

Good work!

Depending on which wire earthed out, it might have blown the fuse. IIRC, isn't it a flat copper bar mounted in behind the relay? Have to check.

Also, there's a common blade fuse in...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-21-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By ngoma
Hmm I wonder if the camshaft cap tq. specs are...

Hmm I wonder if the camshaft cap tq. specs are different for hydraulic tappets head. Basher, is yours hydraulic?
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