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    1. Its been 5 days - I am thinking that the OP may...

      Its been 5 days - I am thinking that the OP may have figured this out on his own.
    2. I can't answer your question directly; but, if...

      I can't answer your question directly; but, if you go here:

      http://volvo1800pictures.com/sweden/Volvo_1800_dokumentation_main_page_en.php

      you can find copies of the original owners manuals...
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      Coil mounting details for apico500 The bracket...

      Coil mounting details for apico500

      The bracket is fabricated from 0.0625" thick, 2" aluminum angle from Lowes or Home Depot. The bracket is positioned by two tabs fabricated from 0.125" thick...
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      I must have girly hands. Just like everybody...

      I must have girly hands. Just like everybody recommended, I wacked the base of the mirror (where the stud is mounted) with the side and heel of my hand. No go with just a really sore hand to...
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      You are sort of lucky because there are a number...

      You are sort of lucky because there are a number of 1800 salvage specialists who may be able to provide you with the part (my 140 doesn't get the same kind of love). Other forum members can probably...
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      All good advice. If the retaining spring in the...

      All good advice. If the retaining spring in the fitting on the roof is anything like the retaining spring in the fitting on my 1971 142E, it may require more than a 'firm rap'. Having received...
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      I deleted and reattached the files. They appear...

      I deleted and reattached the files. They appear to be linked correctly now.
    8. Thread: Stealth EMS

      by 142 Guy
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      If you check back about 4+ years you can find a...

      If you check back about 4+ years you can find a number of posts on the 1800 forum from Kurt on his system. As far as I can tell, he hasn't been active on Swedespeed in the last 3 + years. I can't...
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      I am not sure what is going on. When I check...

      I am not sure what is going on. When I check the post the attachments are highlighted in blue and active. If you are logged in to Swedespeed and click on the attachments they should open in a...
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      Heat shield details for apico500 Mounting...

      Heat shield details for apico500

      Mounting holes for heat shield drilled into intake manifold between 1&2 and 3&4 runners. I believe they are tapped for 6-32 machine screws (might be #8).
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      More MS2 Sequential details for apico500 ...

      More MS2 Sequential details for apico500

      Modified V3.00 mother board - MS2 daughter card not plugged into socket on mother board. Note all the missing injector drivers and ignition control on...
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      Can't argue with success. Spray something like...

      Can't argue with success. Spray something like Fluid Film in there to try and prevent future corrosion.
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      The housing looks to be aluminum / pot metal and...

      The housing looks to be aluminum / pot metal and I suspect the white powder is aluminum oxide - essentially the aluminum version of rust. I suspect the operating arm is steel and if it pivots on an...
    14. Thread: Clutch arm

      by 142 Guy
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      Cracked release arms have occurred. I purchased...

      Cracked release arms have occurred. I purchased a clutch kit for my B20 from IPD and it came with an instruction sheet with advice to check for cracks / bending in the release arm and...
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      For apico500 Bosch PWM idle air valve and...

      For apico500

      Bosch PWM idle air valve and Volvo 850 TPS with adapter plate

      56407

      Toyota Corolla Coil On Plug installation

      56409
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      Fist off, no 'frame' rails since it is unibody...

      Fist off, no 'frame' rails since it is unibody construction; but, I know about the channels in the body extrusion that you refer to. You are referring to the upper rear shock mount, correct? If...
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      Unless you have long arms with multiple...

      Unless you have long arms with multiple articulations and eyeballs on stalks, the only way to access the lower mounting bolt on the starter drive is from below. Also, you need to get a wrench on...
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      I departed from the world of carbs and mechanical...

      I departed from the world of carbs and mechanical fuel pumps several decades ago; but, I think the fuel filter should go on the pump discharge not the suction side. Mechanical pumps (pumps in...
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      Ron is correct. The heater motor does speed...

      Ron is correct. The heater motor does speed control with what I guess is a switchable field arrangement or a switchable brush arrangement. Definitely no resistor in the speed control arrangement....
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      Ran into a little problem with my car last week...

      Ran into a little problem with my car last week after it had been sitting for a while. Specifically, the starter was cranking very slowly making for an understandably hard start. To help diagnose...
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      Starter replacement is relatively straightforward...

      Starter replacement is relatively straightforward if slightly awkward. The parts manual shows the mounting bolts fitting through from the back (bell housing) with the retaining nuts on the front...
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      I have a 1971 142 E. If the '71 164 is similar...

      I have a 1971 142 E. If the '71 164 is similar to the '71 140 and the heater unit is the same, you don't need to remove the dash proper.

      You will need to remove the plastic valence under the...
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      I agree with Scaramoucheii. Check the ignition...

      I agree with Scaramoucheii. Check the ignition first to make sure that you don't have a coincidence factor. No point chasing a non existent fuel issue if the ignition is the problems - and ignition...
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      Small update. I think it was last year that I...

      Small update.

      I think it was last year that I installed the Anco classic or vintage style stainless steel windshield wiper blades. Finally had a chance to try them out in a light mist this...
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      I like VP and have used them for a number of...

      I like VP and have used them for a number of hard-to-find purchases. However, they ship via courier rather than postal service and the courier services have rather huge fixed brokerage and service...
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      Check out deeworks.ca. They make some...

      Check out deeworks.ca. They make some transmission adapters. I don't know whether they do one for a BW35 replacement - you could ask. The bigger problem is that you would have t figure out what...
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      Thanks; however, I have a feeling that if I clean...

      Thanks; however, I have a feeling that if I clean up the passenger door latch I may need a significant number of the retainers between the two doors. There are a fair number on each door, so unless...
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      Small development. As the temperatures have...

      Small development. As the temperatures have been dropping here, I found the drivers side door getting very stiff to lock and unlock. It was getting to the point that I was concerned about...
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      I think the W..... numbering system from Bosch is...

      I think the W..... numbering system from Bosch is no longer in use. So, I think you would have to find a Bosch application guide and cross reference it to find the current Bosch part number. In...
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      If it is the starter assembly; sometimes a rap on...

      If it is the starter assembly; sometimes a rap on the solenoid / starter with a small ball peen hammer can cause things to start working again; however, that is typically a temporary reprieve.
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