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    Re: Overdrive issues

    In the meantime, you can replace the solenoid with the OD roflroflroflroflit kit,, OD functions then, yer just can't gear down....

    https://www.ebay.ca/itm/362090245964
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    Re: Overdrive issues

    .... Haha, I'll bet your OD works when you have the door open a bit! :lol:

    .... I just got through a funny process. OD was working intermittently. I changed the solenoid and that fixed it for a...
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    Unfortunately not. :?:
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    Sorry no mirrors left.
    Yes, that's the nameplate that goes under the front windshield. It's best if you measure the dimensions. Ive got a couple and they're different sizes.

    Best to send a...
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    There's a decent chance I've got one. I'll let you know once I have a look.
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    Oopsy,, for some reason, I have not been getting notifications for posts here. My mailbox is also cleared for messages.
    ... Parts are still available.
    From inquiries above,, I just shipped the...
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    Sorry, I don't have much other than an arm rest, and am in Baja through March
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    Re: Overdrive issues

    Thanks Tim. Which specific Volvo solenoid did you order? Possible to share a specific link? I couldn't find anything specific in the thread, would hate to order wrong. <;~o
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    Re: Overdrive issues

    Can you please confirm a couple of details of your successful solenoid replacement with the Volvo part.... Yours is a 2wd? Which specific Volvo solenoid did you order? Link? .... Is it a simple...
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    Re: Overdrive issues

    You never feel the need to gear down on ice? ...or lock in to a lower gear on a long climb? I suppose your username explains it,, there ain't no long hills or snow in florida! <;~D
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    Re: Overdrive issues

    I've checked fuse, checked the overdrive relay and switch are connected, and the dash light goes on,off with the button, but no effect on rpm, even at 50-60mph, with verified 180degree temp.
    ...
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    .... Here's the linky...
    https://m.facebook.com/marketplace/item/322869286275197/?search_query=inventory_management
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    Sorry,, the transmission is from a 2w.d.
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Sounds good., you got function back., But have you spent the time to check the sender is responding appropriately at different relative tank heights?

    I took some time to be leaving the unit...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Update..... soaked the old parts and tank in vinegar, very effective for rust removal.
    A bit of wiggling and twiddling, and the worn actuator seems to work fine.
    It's handy to note that the...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Yahh, the gauge is active simply for turning the key on. No need to be running.
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    Hi there, you'll have to send me a picture of the unit, and mention what area of the van it would be found. Thanks.

    There is now lots of room in my message box
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    ...a solid torsion bar...rusted through!? Weirdness!
    ...sorry, don't have any.
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    ... I'd say the one I've got is more accurately described as burgundy, rather than the dark brown. Here's a picture of it beside a dark round one in the van I'm currently working...
    ...2nd picture...
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    Re: Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    The f'book ad...
    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1561127704088093/

    Photo's... https://photos.app.goo.gl/bjHfAxD7GdqGB5Vp7
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Ooph, gettin desperate. The actuator arms are totally worn on both gauge senders I have.
    Is there a fix for those?

    Otherwise,, someone mentioned this gauge unit above,, but no mention of...
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    Re: ELECTRIC (power) WINDOWS information....

    ..What yer really telling me is that it can be done,, IF I ever need to, as I've got 2 sets of doors with manual windows. :wnk:
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    Re: ELECTRIC (power) WINDOWS information....

    ....I'd be curious as well.
    I've done a fair bit of parting these vans over the years, so generally just switch to emanuel doors when I'm having issues with the lectrics.
    To simply swith the...
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    Lotsa Parts, Vancouver, BC

    ... PARTS available...If you see something in the pictures that is one of your unicorn hunts or are looking for something specific, DM me a fair offer, and your zip code for shipping estimate. A...
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    Re: Cleaning out the mancave...

    err, yah. Sorry for the unclarity. Rings. Beauty Rings,, like in the picture. Unfortunately,,,, no 4wd Rims. :no:


    .....there's an update of the ad......... ...
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    Re: Cleaning out the mancave...

    Hi drew,, I sent you a couple of messages
    You wanting this?
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    Re: Cleaning out the mancave...

    I do! I'll send you a pm....
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    Re: Cleaning out the mancave...

    .....there's an update of the ad......... https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...61127704088093

    ..LIGHTS...LENSES, WINDOWS, TRIM, ENGINE COMPONENTS.
    Prices... MAKE A FAIR OFFER.... I'll be...
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    Re: Radiator for 4WD

    Ewwwww! <;~0
    ...When folks start talking of cooling issues,, I always mention to check and even calibrate the thermostat,,, 'simple-first'!!
    I once had a brand new OEM thermo I installed in a new...
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    Re: 14" tires for 4WD (stock rims)

    ... I dunno, but if I can fit the 215-70-14''s on my 2WD, with only miny adjustments,,, I have a feeling you'll be pretty good to go with a 4WD.
    ...Likely the area to be most wary of side...
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    Cleaning out the mancave...

    Pictures here..... https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1561127704088093

    .......Lights, windows, doors, engine components.Prices...
    MAKE A FAIR OFFER.... I'll be checking market values,...
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    Re: Window lock switch,, sorted!

    Ahah! Got the answer! The button in the 'up' position,*no* contact,, is when the passenger window will work**.
    ......In the picture, the button mechanism on top is removed, then the white...
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    Window lock switch,, need some help...

    Dang, issues with the 'window lock' switch.
    The button came out,, and ability to open,close the passenger has ceased.
    ... 1--Does the button need to be up or down, for that window to work?
    2......
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    Re: 195 75r14's on a 4wd?

    Hahh, it's been a 'while', but just noticed this post,, and just took a photo of the doubled rear suspension today,, and here's also a picture of the look.

    ...simple to install, raises the rear...
  35. Sticky: Re: What's this connector!?

    Anyone? :cnfsd:
  36. Sticky: What's this connector!?

    Any idea where this connector attaches?
    The bridle leads it to be a few inches from the radiator cap, at top of the engine.
    .... Also, what is its function?.... And is it even necessary?... The...
  37. Re: The Fan Clutch (clutch fan / fluid coupling) Thread

    Yes, having hope of a spare fan clutch would certainly be on the list for a longer trip.
    Wish I had one when I realized the mechanic had been wrong to assure me mine had been 'fine'. <;~l
  38. Re: Van ran fine, parked in garage and will no longer start

    Ahh yes,, that's what I was gettin at. <;~]
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    Re: INJECTOR CONNECTIONS QUERY

    Ahh, perfect, thanks so much!

    I was surprised to see totally different colors for #4, especially when #3 was a match.
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    Re: INJECTOR CONNECTIONS QUERY

    ....Anyone?
  41. Re: Van ran fine, parked in garage and will no longer start

    Sufficient voltage to starter?
    I remember once having a problem similar to what you're describing.,
    ...went to the starter shop,, but instead of selling me a fresh starter, they installed a...
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    INJECTOR CONNECTIONS QUERY

    Mann, I've been changing out the engine on my '86, 4YEC,
    ...almost all done, but have hit a snag in one of the final connections......

    I decided to take a shortcut, and snipped the wires leading...
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    Re: Replacing the Muffler - Super frustrating!

    Wowww, on eBay uk,, but comes from Emirates! 42uk pounds for shipping! :dizzy:
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    Re: Replacing the Muffler - Super frustrating!

    ...sorry no power steering gear here.
    VAP should have info about stock parts.

    Just don't climb under there with a disc cutter,,, a desperate move,,tempting to the devil,,, definitely not worth...
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    Re: Replacing the Muffler - Super frustrating!

    In Vancouver, you might try VAP Auto parts for an actual muffler, then take it to a shop for installation, hangers, etc. You'd save a lot on the muffler itself that way, VAP are amazing.
    ...
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    Re: Replacing the Muffler - Super frustrating!

    Yah, used them 'wheels of death' in boat repairs for many years, usually not the luxury of being at a benchvise! Got pretty handy with them,, very fine cuts, shaping etc. Got a bit complacent over...
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    Re: Parts sourced from Japan!

    tried to fill out your parts request form, but failed the 'are you human' test. ...It wouldn't let me put an answer there. <;~[




    Looking for a 4YEC engine, for '86 2wd.... any chance?
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    Re: Best Lift Kit?

    ...maybe not the best lift kit,, but the simplest...

    ...get a second set of springs from the wrecker,,,take the existing set out,, wind them in with the first set,,, re-install....works like a...
  49. Re: Fan / fluid coupling (fan clutch)

    ugh,, sorry to hear about the breakdown,,, hopefully you're sorted and rolling now.
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    Re: Swaybar Bushings,, Motor mounts,,,, Source?

    ....yes,, found that when I did my hunt,,, it's labeled as for 4x4, mostly front.... not clearwhat applies to a 2wd rear swaybar. :?:
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