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by AppleTech
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: CO Intrusion in Cabin
Replies: 3
Views: 118
United States of America

Re: CO Intrusion in Cabin

Thanks all - I appreciate your input. One thing I noticed is my existing exhaust system has a flex pipe behind the manifold outlet - the pipes look all stock but when I look at the Tatanka replacements they don't have flex pipes. Should I have a flex pipe in there or no? I know the manifolds can be ...
by AppleTech
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: CO Intrusion in Cabin
Replies: 3
Views: 118
United States of America

CO Intrusion in Cabin

Since I take my kids with me on rides and to shows, I put an aviation CO monitor in the back of the truck where the kids sit. If I let the truck warm up with the doors open it 100% will go off after a few minutes. Normally stops when I'm driving around town. I noticed recently on the highway (betwee...
by AppleTech
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X body and electrical
Topic: 4WD electronics
Replies: 12
Views: 6095
United States of America

Re: 4WD electronics

With my experience on 4WD “failing on” when my truck sees lots of pavement, I’m considering removing all electronic nannies and simply getting another difflock valve and hooking it directly to the actuator - the only nuance is the lever would be opposite the difflocks - “engaged” would be 4WD OFF an...
by AppleTech
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Front Axle Drag
Replies: 12
Views: 516
United States of America

Re: Front Axle Drag

One brake needed to be backed off - it was creating drag while turning by hand. Doesn’t seem to be any oneway lockup so that’s good. However, now that I backed them off slightly the pedal travels further before the power engages. So I guess I’ll have to adjust all brakes to bring back the good pedal...
by AppleTech
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Front Axle Drag
Replies: 12
Views: 516
United States of America

Re: Front Axle Drag

Well, I figured out my drag issue. FWD was stuck on! Fuse #2 blew, which takes out the heater and the FWD control, which fails ON - makes sense. Has anyone modified the FWD engagement to a cable pull or perhaps vacuum only - no electronics involved? I mean its smart that it fails locked on but I had...
by AppleTech
Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Front Axle Drag
Replies: 12
Views: 516
United States of America

Re: Front Axle Drag

Thanks Jim - appreciate it!
by AppleTech
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Front Axle Drag
Replies: 12
Views: 516
United States of America

Re: Front Axle Drag

OK took it on a drive this morning for 15 minutes, 50º or so this morning. After drive, all brake drums at ~99º other than passenger front which was ~150º. Need to determine if its dragging due to adjustment or if there is brake line degradation.
by AppleTech
Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Front Axle Drag
Replies: 12
Views: 516
United States of America

Re: Front Axle Drag

The axle to portal lines on the front appear to be braided steel. Axle to frame are rubber. I'm presuming the braided steel are not original and thus likely not the culprit? Still haven't had a chance to test the theory yet but just thinking ahead - are the brake lines on these trucks fairly standar...
by AppleTech
Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Front Axle Drag
Replies: 12
Views: 516
United States of America

Re: Front Axle Drag

How would you describe what the lamination looks like? I initially inspected brake lines and they looked just fine to my naked eye...
by AppleTech
Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Front Axle Drag
Replies: 12
Views: 516
United States of America

Front Axle Drag

I get the feeling my front axle is causing driveline drag. There is a noticeable vibration when starting off which goes away under power. Intermittent clunking when starting and stopping. Very noticeable deceleration when letting off gas. Don’t think the front is locked on as i can steer just fine. ...
by AppleTech
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X body and electrical
Topic: Windshield Sealing Help
Replies: 4
Views: 767
United States of America

Re: Windshield Sealing Help

Try https://www.steelerubber.com/side-bulb-push-on-seal-70-3592-99 I installed this on our AluZn TGB11 in 2017. Very nice fit. I see the price per linear foot has increased form the $4.50 USD/foot I paid four years ago. Hope this helps. Jim Molloy Thanks Jim - what application? The pop-out windshie...
by AppleTech
Sat Mar 13, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X body and electrical
Topic: Windshield Sealing Help
Replies: 4
Views: 767
United States of America

Windshield Sealing Help

Both front windshields are leaking. The passenger one leaks from just run-off and the driver one blows water in while driving (fun!). I have heard mention of places where you can just buy the various seals on a roll and cut to size. Does anyone have recommendations for the pop-out driver and fixed p...
by AppleTech
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Newbie with some Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 497
United States of America

Re: Newbie with some Questions

Tjerk wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 9:15 am
It is a breather to equalize the pressure in the axle to prevent water from being sucked in through seals when the warm axle cools down suddenly when immersed in water.
Tjerk
Well I guess I'll keep it out of water until I fix it :)
by AppleTech
Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Newbie with some Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 497
United States of America

Re: Newbie with some Questions

Thanks Vince! I don’t think its a bleeder nipple. This is vacuum nipple, about 1/4” long and thin. There’s one on the backside of each backing plate with a vacuum line leading to it. Haven’t traced the vac lines...

OH! Is it the vent nipple for the portal box???
by AppleTech
Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Newbie with some Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 497
United States of America

Re: Newbie with some Questions

Well I’m going to cross the charge light off my list as that hasn’t recurred. I think the truck may have just not been warmed up or was idling low.