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Forum: New Member Introductions 05-08-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By ngoma
I have removed your telephone number from your...

I have removed your telephone number from your last post.

There are webcrawlers that scrape the internet to harvest telephone numbers for spam lists. Figured you didn't want the extra aggravation...
Forum: Help! My car died! 05-08-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,060
Posted By ngoma
That's a good size leak. If you are certain that...

That's a good size leak. If you are certain that it's not leaking from the VC gasket there in the front corner, that leaves two possibilities:

1. Head gasket, although mainly the higher pressure...
Forum: Body and Interior 04-27-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By ngoma
In case you don't receive much help here for this...

In case you don't receive much help here for this issue, remember there are more traffiked sites for general (non-D24) issues, such as turbobricks.com. However, also remember you won't receive as...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-17-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By ngoma
OK I saw the see-saw and see how it brings the...

OK I saw the see-saw and see how it brings the dial indicator out to the side of the IP. Have you tried holding it into position to see if it will clear the hardlines, vac pump, and bracketry?
...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-16-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By ngoma
Please excuse that I have no idea what a see saw...

Please excuse that I have no idea what a see saw gauge with various shafts etc. is, and no idea how it is used to time the IP.

I time the IP using a dial indicator mounted on the extension shaft,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-10-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
Posted By ngoma
Vac pipe? :confused:

Vac pipe? :confused:
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-09-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By ngoma
Have you tried brickwerks.co.uk?

Have you tried brickwerks.co.uk?
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-05-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,388
Posted By ngoma
I am going to merge this thread with your...

I am going to merge this thread with your existing thread of similar title and issue, in an effort to help current and future info seekers and to keep the forum slightly more organized. :)
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-05-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By ngoma
Welcome to the D24T.com forum. We will be happy...

Welcome to the D24T.com forum. We will be happy to see your projects. :)
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-03-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,289
Posted By ngoma
Parts Diagrams

Also, Parts Diagrams (Parts Lists). Sometimes more helpful than service manuals.

https://www.gcp.se/en/catalogues/
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-25-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By ngoma
Another telltale heater core leak clue: Front...

Another telltale heater core leak clue: Front windshield likes to fog up at startup after sitting a while, enough time for sufficient leaking coolant to vaporize on the surface of the heater core as...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-06-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By ngoma
So it looks like you are asking about why it...

So it looks like you are asking about why it smokes blue at startup?

I would want to know why it sat for 12 years, what were the reasons, was it misbehaving then that necessitated putting it away?...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-06-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By ngoma
Pointers about what? How to judge the condition?...

Pointers about what? How to judge the condition? How to get it started after 12 years? How to prepare it for driving it on the highway? How to make it a reliable daily driver? :confused:
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-05-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,289
Posted By ngoma
Could try here https://ozvolvo.org/archive/ ...

Could try here
https://ozvolvo.org/archive/

and here
http://www.volvotips.com/

A bit tedious, not very well organized. If you got vadis to work, you already have demonstrated superior...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-03-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By ngoma
I probably wouldn't change them unless they start...

I probably wouldn't change them unless they start giving problems.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-02-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By ngoma
Get your mechanically-inclined grandson with...

Get your mechanically-inclined grandson with flexible small fingers to crawl up on there and go to it! :p

Some like to lay a board over the engine and lay over it to work on it from the other...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-02-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,388
Posted By ngoma
Yes, look in the "Diesel Engine and Drivetrain"...

Yes, look in the "Diesel Engine and Drivetrain" section. ;)


Test dry first, then pour 1/4 teaspoon motor oil in each cylinder, retest "wet," compare. GET THE NUMBERS FOR EACH CYLINDER FOR EACH...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-01-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 569
Posted By ngoma
Injector Service

Just stumbled across this Injector Service webstore.

https://dieselfuelinjector.guru/

Their service descriptions look like they know what they are doing. Prices and policies seem reasonable.
...
Forum: Body and Interior 03-01-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By ngoma
Sorry, I do not recognize the equipment shown in...

Sorry, I do not recognize the equipment shown in your photos. :( Only familiar with CC from 7xx series.

You could try posting on turbobricks or brickboard.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-28-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,289
Posted By ngoma
So did you read the "mark up and go for it" as...

So did you read the "mark up and go for it" as marking the positions of the rotating parts with whiteout or something? Agreed, not likely to produce satisfactory results.


Caveat here, knowing...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-28-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,388
Posted By ngoma
Suggest you study the sticky on hard starting. Go...

Suggest you study the sticky on hard starting. Go thru the entire list systematically before you let the mechanic condemn the engine. Several of the conditions for hard starting are simple, yet...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-28-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,289
Posted By ngoma
The bare minimum is all, EXCEPT for the IP pulley...

The bare minimum is all, EXCEPT for the IP pulley locking pin!

Special tools for IP Timing
5201 Dogleg wrench for pulley bolts. If there is space (not in 240), can get by with common 17mm offset...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-24-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
Posted By ngoma
The same method I suggested in your thread "Cold...

The same method I suggested in your thread "Cold Start"
https://www.d24t.com/showpost.php?p=14646&postcount=7


If you didn't understand it you should have mentioned it in that thread. Let's try...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-24-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
Posted By ngoma
Now let's don't overlook the questions v8volvo...

Now let's don't overlook the questions v8volvo asked. Please answer. They are not joking around, but to help assemble clues to eventually leading us to the actual problem area. Unless you want to...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 02-22-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
Posted By ngoma
Well yes it is an old skool engine but in a...

Well yes it is an old skool engine but in a different vein than the old stump pullers. Not much power or torque down low like the common stereotypical old skool diesel industrial engines; these like...
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