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    [Engine] Bad starter drives often slip more when they are...

    Bad starter drives often slip more when they are warm (roller clutch). Sometimes they will slip-grab over and over and sound like it is eating the flywheel...
  2. [Transmission 5-Speed] I believe you would have a hard time compressing...

    I believe you would have a hard time compressing two...probably burst sooner or later anyway. And, an oring mating to another oring doesn't sound promising to me.

    Most NAPA stores have an oring...
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    [Fuel] YES! -- I totally agree! But, FWIW: That...

    YES! -- I totally agree!

    But, FWIW: That should be noted in the preparation section at least, which it is not.
    And I personally don't like the thought of someone accidentally pressing down on...
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    [Fuel] +1 ...that is why I just turn the screw 1/2...

    +1

    ...that is why I just turn the screw 1/2 turn CCW to begin with.

    "Sensitive", yes! -- When setting the CO, sometimes it takes me several tries to get it right where I want it.
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    NP! ...I think the thread was a victim of some...

    NP!

    ...I think the thread was a victim of some kind of snowball effect... :deviltail:
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    [Fuel] :hysterical: Now what would make you think that?...

    :hysterical:
    Now what would make you think that? You do know how to prevent it?? :deviltail:

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    No (I PMed you before all that). I wouldn't do that anyway -- Rich would kick my ass.
    ...
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    [Fuel] YW! An aside- Speaking of phones, the...

    YW!

    An aside-
    Speaking of phones, the firefighter instructor in me was having nightmares over this, so I PMed you my phone#...But you didn't call?? Thenn, my password quit working on Today. Once...
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    [Fuel] Trying not to step on any toes here... The OP...

    Trying not to step on any toes here...

    The OP wants to work on a non runner that has a lot of work to it. It is more possible that the adjusting screw has been previously turned way too far rich...
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    [Electrical] Put one of the other ones back on....

    Put one of the other ones back on....
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    This thread was originally started in the correct...

    This thread was originally started in the correct place. Buuut, apparently due to someone's inability/unwillingness to let things work as intended (for the 13th time this year, Michael -- WTH!), our...
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    [General] I would keep it original unless I planned to keep...

    I would keep it original unless I planned to keep it long term.
    Otherwise, being in your (excellent) position, I'd pick anyone of those with a "R" in it...:biggrin:
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    [Fuel] Now I'm confused- Where is the pressure filling...

    Now I'm confused-
    Where is the pressure filling the port coming from during this procedure??

    I only mentioned the rest pressure because we've seen how much that will leak when a banjo breaks,...
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    [Fuel] :thumbup: THIS! This doesn't seem right...

    :thumbup: THIS!




    This doesn't seem right to me??

    Removing an injector line at the FD can spew quite a bit of fluid from just rest pressure.
    With the key on or the RPM Relay jumped,...
  14. [General] The spec calls for SAE 80W for above -4F....

    The spec calls for SAE 80W for above -4F. Besides rarely getting that cold in ATL, when the engine gets warm, the multiblends listed would be 90W. A bit Too heavy...

    I haven't used it personally...
  15. [General] I wouldn't go heaver than ##W80, whatever you use.

    I wouldn't go heaver than ##W80, whatever you use.
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    [General] :biggrin: ===== Check out:...

    :biggrin:

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    Check out: http://dmctalk.org-Toolbox-Essentials
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    [Engine] +1 ...that much/quick and it not knocking,...

    +1 ...that much/quick and it not knocking, sounds like cam (?now adjusted out?).



    +1... Showing 45lbs, but, the pump has definitely had a bad diet.

    Hmm,...the pics of cams don't look...
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    [Engine] To be clear, the starter doesn't have a seal. If...

    To be clear, the starter doesn't have a seal. If there is oil leaking from the rear main seal, it can get slung'/drip and come out around the starer where it goes through to reach the flywheel......
  19. Thread: tap tap tap

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    [Engine] YW! It doesn't look like the leak would cause...

    YW!

    It doesn't look like the leak would cause low oil pressure, unless it lost so much that the level got very low and damaged the bearings/etc.
    If you are sure it isn't the valve cover, check:...
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    [Engine] $.02 Almost every one I've seen with an OEM...

    $.02
    Almost every one I've seen with an OEM o-ring, new or not, takes firm pressure to push it in, but move up and down after pressed in fully. (It's like the collars have swollen below the flange...
  21. [Heat & A/C] Check out N:08:15, 16 in the Workshop Manual for...

    Check out N:08:15, 16 in the Workshop Manual for flap behavior and proper hose connections.
  22. Thread: tap tap tap

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    [Engine] Seems you have the valve clearances correct. Just...

    Seems you have the valve clearances correct. Just in case:
    64404
    This is from the Volvo Service Manual, Pg. 59.
    But, follow the spec sheet if an aftermarket cam.

    Sounds like thermostat needs...
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    [Engine] The deceleration springs are supposed to be...

    The deceleration springs are supposed to be closed at idle. If the springs are too weak or the valves are bad, extra air is allowed in. The system will increase the fuel to maintain the air-fuel...
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    [Engine] Without more history, it sounds like the right...

    Without more history, it sounds like the right side may have been too cool when the valve lash was set. It must be done when the engine is at normal operating temp ( 180F +). Sometimes (especially...
  25. [General] +1 Use Teflon tape or, preferably, pipe thread...

    +1

    Use Teflon tape or, preferably, pipe thread compound.
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