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Forum: Cars for sale 05-08-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,368
Posted By v8volvo
RSmith, that is a craigslist ad from a year and a...

RSmith, that is a craigslist ad from a year and a half ago. ;)

Probably not still available.

If you're in the market and seriously looking, maybe put up a thread in the Wanted section...
Forum: Body and Interior 05-03-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By v8volvo
I think you are right, sounds like that fan may...

I think you are right, sounds like that fan may be for a 760/960 series which uses a different dash design.

Sounds like you made it work though.

The automatic climate control systems in the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 05-03-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,807
Posted By v8volvo
The myth of different oil types causing or...

The myth of different oil types causing or solving leaks is mostly a myth.

If there is a gasket that is already failing, then I suppose running a thinner or more slippery oil could increase a...
Forum: Items Wanted 04-28-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By v8volvo
This one? Pretty close to you in Kiev. ...

This one? Pretty close to you in Kiev.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=358276

This guy in England sometimes has them as well, although it looks like he is out of stock right now....
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By v8volvo
Probably easier than the see-saw would be just...

Probably easier than the see-saw would be just the standard rod and holder system, widely available. If you can find the long version (Volvo/Audi) style you can screw it right in without it...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 04-28-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By v8volvo
Congratulations, that is great to hear. Always...

Congratulations, that is great to hear. Always fun to do a repair that gives such an immediate improvement in how it feels to drive the car. If only they were all like that eh?
Forum: Body and Interior 04-28-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By v8volvo
I think your setup should still have the resistor...

I think your setup should still have the resistor for blower motor speed. It might be "buried" inside the HVAC box with only the connector exposed (intended to help keep the resistors cool with...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By v8volvo
Welcome! Yes 5W40 full synthetic would be a...

Welcome!

Yes 5W40 full synthetic would be a perfect choice for oil in hot temperature usage. It should protect your engine well as long as it is from any high quality manufacturer and is rated...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-08-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By v8volvo
You are only looking for the short rubber hose,...

You are only looking for the short rubber hose, correct? Not the entire metal pipe?

If you just need the hose, it is simply a short length of standard 5/8" heater hose, available from any parts...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-08-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By v8volvo
That should be fine. Fully synthetic and diesel...

That should be fine. Fully synthetic and diesel rated are the most important things. A 5W30 or 5W40 grade will work equally well in almost all conditions.

For extended driving in hot weather...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-06-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,386
Posted By v8volvo
I posted in your other thread which will merge...

I posted in your other thread which will merge with this one. You should not throw in the towel yet, don't get rid of it because you can't find a shop to handle it -- the next person will only...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-06-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By v8volvo
Can you find a good quality 5W40 fully synthetic...

Can you find a good quality 5W40 fully synthetic diesel rated oil?

A 5W40 (or 0W40) synthetic will perform better than 10W40 for protecting your engine on cold starts. Faster oil pressure rise...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-05-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,386
Posted By v8volvo
Don't make any rash decisions yet, give it a...

Don't make any rash decisions yet, give it a little time. ;)

The group of folks willing/capable to work on these is small but the right people are out there. Southern CA is a dense area and there...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-02-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By v8volvo
It has been done by a few folks but never with...

It has been done by a few folks but never with any good writeup or photos on how.

There was a guy who had a D24T swap in a Ford pickup that had one, and one in a Volvo from a member who only...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-27-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By v8volvo
If in fact the valve stem seals and tappets are...

If in fact the valve stem seals and tappets are problematic, those both could be replaced with the cylinder head remaining installed on the engine, assuming you are working carefully with the right...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-24-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By v8volvo
Hydraulic lifter and camshaft failure

This was not on a D24/T engine but on a closely related 4-cylinder VW diesel using identical lifters to what is found in the later series D24, D24T, D24TIC engines from roughly 1987 onward in most...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-24-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By v8volvo
Nothing too out of the ordinary about it for the...

Nothing too out of the ordinary about it for the most part. It's a fairly standard design, overhead cam aluminum head. Easy for any machine shop to do the standard kind of work, replacing...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-23-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,284
Posted By v8volvo
That is a generous offer, thank you! Sent...

That is a generous offer, thank you!

Sent you a PM with my email address, feel free to send them to me and I will see what I can do, or if I can't get them fixed up, then I'll take the lawsuit...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-19-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By v8volvo
Idle speed IIRC from book spec is supposed to be...

Idle speed IIRC from book spec is supposed to be around 750-800 with engine warm and trans in neutral?

I have never noticed a major drop in idle speed with trans in gear on the automatic Volvo TD...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-04-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,284
Posted By v8volvo
Good news. :) Just be sure the stuff you get is...

Good news. :) Just be sure the stuff you get is relevant to the 5 and 6 cylinder diesel (as used in Audi cars, VW LT heavy trucks, and Volvo cars, but NOT in small VW cars such as Golf, Passat,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-28-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,284
Posted By v8volvo
Yeah. Sometimes referred to as the "M&P"...

Yeah.

Sometimes referred to as the "M&P" method -- meaning "mark and pray" :eek:

Pray to which God? Who knows, as the prayers are always ignored. :p
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-28-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,284
Posted By v8volvo
That is bad and dangerous advice, and you are...

That is bad and dangerous advice, and you are right to not accept it.

It's the same philosophy that has resulted in so many of these engines being destroyed by "Volvo specialists" over the decades...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-23-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
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, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
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, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
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,...
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