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by Doccers
Sat Nov 08, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Cooling/Heating system questions
Replies: 1
Views: 1392

Cooling/Heating system questions

Hoya, guys! Got a question on the cooling/heating system on a C303/304: I stopped getting heat to the front heater (99% sure it's the adjustable valve that the rotating knob on the dashboard controls - I think I've located where it is, and the hose going to it is warm, the hose going beyond it is no...
by Doccers
Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Miles Pinz Restoration Progress (pic heavy-milestone thread)
Replies: 102
Views: 32015

Re: Miles Pinz Restoration Progress (pic heavy-milestone thr

Miles, My jaw is on the freaking floor. I am severely impressed. One question: With extending the spare out like that, are you at all worried you'll tweak the rear door hinges by putting excess weight/torque on them? By the way, You're the one to blame for me getting interested in a 6x6 Pinzgauer in...
by Doccers
Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Offroading advice
Replies: 93
Views: 9760

Re: Offroading advice

Winter Beater wrote:come visit Colorado, the Jeep will not want to follow you (unless heavily modified).

RMP Treffen 3rd week in July. 2013 will be held in Leadville, CO.

It'll put the lead in your pencil :)
Will us poor Volvo guys be invited? :D
by Doccers
Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: "Cool Car Cruise" on Jan.1 in East Bremerton, WA
Replies: 6
Views: 858

Re: "Cool Car Cruise" on Jan.1 in East Bremerton, WA

So jealous of you guys in WA, you seem to have all the fun meet n greets.
by Doccers
Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Happy new owner, just got home with my Volvo c303!
Replies: 19
Views: 10886

Re: Happy new owner, just got home with my Volvo c303!

Haha. I'll be there soon - we're planning on moving to the Duvall area in a year or two. Driving the C304 from Denver to there should be an adventure. :D
by Doccers
Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Tactical light switch wiring
Replies: 2
Views: 1088

Re: Tactical light switch wiring

http://www.c303.de/c303-en/service-manuals.htm#p3

#9, or 10/11 depending on if your 303 is commerical (12v) or military (24v).
by Doccers
Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: considering conversion of c303 to electric...
Replies: 13
Views: 1487

Re: considering conversion of c303 to electric...

Don't take this the wrong way (any of you) but I'd think a Pinzgauer would be the better suited vehicle to convert to electric. Smaller, lighter IIRC, and an even lower horsepower engine, and there's lots of em around. :D
by Doccers
Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: New guy calling, about to grab my first c303....some Q's
Replies: 11
Views: 3384

Re: New guy calling, about to grab my first c303....some Q's

Sixbennets: As I understand it, so long as you run the higher octane fuel, you can get away with no additive - the additive just raises the octane. The whole problem is leaded fuel was a very high octane fuel, and as you go down in octane, you get more of a chance of pre-detonation, which would dama...
by Doccers
Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: New guy calling, about to grab my first c303....some Q's
Replies: 11
Views: 3384

Re: New guy calling, about to grab my first c303....some Q's

Hello! i can help answer some of the questions here but not all. 1: These are rare vehicles, and not many people seriously consider owning them, or believe it's just too far outside the mainstream to be able to reasonably own and operate. I've seen this truck around a bit as well and haven't seen an...
by Doccers
Sat Aug 11, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Hot Box!
Replies: 7
Views: 2107

Re: Hot Box!

Ahh, yeah there should be plenty of room for a large fan up front as well. I'm going to swap out the water pump first but a custom radiator wouldn't be a bad idea, there's a number of shops around here that can do it, I've just never had anyone do a custom rad before. :) Concerned about getting ever...
by Doccers
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Hot Box!
Replies: 7
Views: 2107

Re: Hot Box!

The military models are often just that way. The radiators are thinner than the civil ones and they do run hot in those conditions. I'd do the flush and if it happens again, run your heaters (303's have two) during the climb as they act just like external radiators. The best solution is a custom ra...
by Doccers
Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Hot Box!
Replies: 7
Views: 2107

Re: Hot Box!

bababiscuit wrote:My C303 gets too hot on long steady climbs in the peak of Summer...is there a thermostat swap that would improve this situation or do I need to go the electric fan route?
Before anything else, have your radiator backflushed/rodded and check the water pump.
by Doccers
Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: C304 Electric fan swap
Replies: 9
Views: 3578

Re: C304 Electric fan swap

I think there was an air bubble in the system somewhere, it's behaving much better now, though I still have to watch high RPM's, not nearly as bad as it was though. I have that fan controller already installed, and I'm going to be wiring up both a cutoff and an override switch for it. The larger rad...
by Doccers
Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Teaser pics - Tgb11 w/new engine!
Replies: 31
Views: 10035

Re: Teaser pics - Tgb11 w/new engine!

Damn those 303's can MOVE. hahaha.