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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 119
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Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks Matt! I'm trying my best. The only...

Thanks Matt! I'm trying my best. The only unfortunate detail that wont be done is the interior, my upholstery guy isn't available until next month and I missed my appointment last week because of the...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
I'll take a better one and post it soon. The one...

I'll take a better one and post it soon. The one from the first run yesterday had the carbs popping and lots of background noise as I was running cooling fans in a fairly confined space. When I...
Forum: events Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By R32RennSport
The count down begins. Festivities start...

The count down begins. Festivities start Wednesday, official show is Saturday.

I'm not sure if there will be an official swap meet area, might have to keep to back of your trunk lol
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Welp boys... ITS ALIVE!!! I haven't posted...

Welp boys... ITS ALIVE!!!

I haven't posted progress this week because I'm busting my butt for the VCOA national meet next Saturday. Car is still less interior, which is the plan for this week. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 57,821
Posted By R32RennSport
It's integrated subtly enough and people sure...

It's integrated subtly enough and people sure aren't going to miss seeing you.... It would have to sit on it for awhile though, I get you.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks for the offer. I ended up rolling the dice...

Thanks for the offer. I ended up rolling the dice and reusing my gasket as it was never cinched down, just soaked in some coolant. I cleaned it up and gave it a copper coat. I'll find out tonight or...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Well it's been a pretty rough past week for me....

Well it's been a pretty rough past week for me. On Friday the transmission in my wife's Tahoe grenaded at 199K so I spend my Saturday morning pulling that out, luckily it's 2WD. My local rebuilder...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By R32RennSport
I agree, I'd never spray anything on them but I...

I agree, I'd never spray anything on them but I do like his torquing method.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By R32RennSport
Good info there.

Good info there.
Forum: events 08-29-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By R32RennSport
3 weeks and counting!!! Time to light that fire...

3 weeks and counting!!! Time to light that fire if I want my car there!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks! The carbs and brace are in as of last...

Thanks! The carbs and brace are in as of last night. The fuel system is also dialed in. That leaves me with finalizing the throttle cable, adding fluids and wrapping up charging/ignition system...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Fabricated an adjustable support rod and brackets...

Fabricated an adjustable support rod and brackets last night that attach to the engine mount bracket and run through cylinders 1 and 2 primary tubes up to the air filter base plate. Today I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By R32RennSport
I setup my 45 DCOEs last night for what I think...

I setup my 45 DCOEs last night for what I think will be ball park settings based on multiple other setups that are near my engine. I'll report back with numbers as soon as I have them. Specs as...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Oil changes are going to be a mother......

Oil changes are going to be a mother... Definitely going to look into doing a remote oil filter/cooler. In retrospec I wish I had fronted the money for a nice ceramic coated 4-2-1 header. I know I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By R32RennSport
Well now that's quite handy, thanks!

Well now that's quite handy, thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Making a few more steps this past weekend. For...

Making a few more steps this past weekend. For you DCOE wizards please ad some input over in the performance and mod forum, I've posted my full specs over there. Got the baseplate cut out as well as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By R32RennSport
I'm going to piggy back on this thread as long as...

I'm going to piggy back on this thread as long as it's relevant, otherwise I'll start my own thread. I've cross posted this on various Facebook group pages as well to get some input from the Swedish...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By R32RennSport
Are we talking about a 1960's PV or a 2018 XC? We...

Are we talking about a 1960's PV or a 2018 XC? We are going to need more info then that to go on...
Forum: events 08-15-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By R32RennSport
Registration is required to show your car. They...

Registration is required to show your car. They want a head count for each days event, so sort of a informal registration of sorts, just go to VCOA's home page and you cant miss it.

See you guys...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
I deleted the choke circuits. I live in central...

I deleted the choke circuits. I live in central California where the ambient temp rarely is under 70 degrees and even a cold morning might be in the high 50's/low 60's. Never really saw a need for...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Just a little update. This is my current solution...

Just a little update. This is my current solution for adapting the throttle cables to the DCOE's utilizing the stock accelerator pedal. The coil relocation cup made for a convenient bracket mount...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 29,526
Posted By R32RennSport
I haven't fired up my fresh rebuilt B20 since I...

I haven't fired up my fresh rebuilt B20 since I built it last year, I remember denting my tube to get around these bolts and that the fitment/sealing of my tube was questionable.

Wish these were...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 57,821
Posted By R32RennSport
I've been eyeballing these as a future upgrade as...

I've been eyeballing these as a future upgrade as well, they are modeled after the early 911 Recaro's so honestly they are period correct for the Amazon. Even though I have 123GT seats I'd at least...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
You and me both! It's called family life. I get a...

You and me both! It's called family life. I get a few hours here and there a week. I'm grateful I've even been able to get this far. Soon though, I'm so close!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
I agree! If you have every driven an old car...

I agree!

If you have every driven an old car with both setups (I have) the drivability is night and day, especially under rough or spirited driven the throttle isn't upset nearly as much by...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Bringing out the guns for mock up. Measuring...

Bringing out the guns for mock up. Measuring filter clearance for the single large ITG filter. Also checking routing for the top mount cable center pull setup (instead of the traditional linkage) and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
You're right, even if I bought one already "done"...

You're right, even if I bought one already "done" I'd still end up pulling something apart and modifying it. The old adage to each their own applies here I suppose. ;-)
Forum: events 07-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By R32RennSport
Less then two months out! Hope to see a few of...

Less then two months out! Hope to see a few of you TBers out there!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 79,068
Posted By R32RennSport
Oh man oh man, this gets me motivated to get mine...

Oh man oh man, this gets me motivated to get mine fired up. Excellent work here!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Just some Hella Supertones ;-) The POR15...

Just some Hella Supertones ;-)

The POR15 versus Rustoleum question is a good one. What it comes down to was this was a budget build and POR15 is fairly more expensive and requires more preparation...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Just some random stuff from the past week. Simons...

Just some random stuff from the past week. Simons exhaust showed up, test fit the header again with the Simons in place, white is so pretty but I know it will stay that way for about two seconds,...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks for the compliment! Looking forward to...

Thanks for the compliment! Looking forward to making some real progress this month. My hopes are to hear it fire up before I go out of town with my family in the first week of August, call it a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Frontend facia and lighting all dialed in. ...

Frontend facia and lighting all dialed in.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/922/L2DUpx.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmL2DUpxj)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,173
Posted By R32RennSport
Keep in mind ride is subjective based on rim/tire...

Keep in mind ride is subjective based on rim/tire combination in conjunction with shocks and springs as the tires themselves are springs and while not directly effecting spring rate they do dictate...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Forward lighting and electrical just about...

Forward lighting and electrical just about wrapped up, need to make up the horn and driving light harnesses tonight as well as throw on the front bumper. With the front fascia being done I'm going to...
Forum: events 07-10-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By R32RennSport
I know how that goes x2 :rofl:

I know how that goes x2 :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Yep, factory asymmetric fan.

Yep, factory asymmetric fan.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Seems I've opened up a can of worms over on the...

Seems I've opened up a can of worms over on the Facebook Amazon page with this one. Bottom line is I was going for period looks and performance with this OE upgrade of a 140 series similar to the VCS...
Forum: events 07-10-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By R32RennSport
Maybe next year, would have been good to have ya...

Maybe next year, would have been good to have ya ;-)
Forum: events 07-09-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By R32RennSport
SLORolling Festival ~ 2019 VCOA National Meet, Sept. 18-23rd, San Luis Obispo, CA

Get all the info here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/249021595795227/

The 7th year we have held an annual Volvo meet and our 1st year hosting as a nationally recognized chapter. Should be an...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/mMDMGF.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnmMDMGFj)

Front end body work, cooling and electrical coming together this week. Really annoyed at all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By R32RennSport
Will do, thanks gentleman. I'll rope my wife into...

Will do, thanks gentleman. I'll rope my wife into hanging out in the garage one of these nights :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By R32RennSport
Thanks for the input Eric!

Thanks for the input Eric!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By R32RennSport
Mirror Mounting

Looking for opinions and first hand practical experience on those that have mounted non standard mirrors, in this case bullet mirrors, in other locations than the standard door placement. I could...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
I think the new pads are Mintex semi metallic, I...

I think the new pads are Mintex semi metallic, I didn't really see any performance options readily available. The other issue previously as well was severely glazed rotors and who knows what pads.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
Judging by the condition of my brake system as I...

Judging by the condition of my brake system as I went through each component it was clear that I probably wasnt getting 100% out of my system. Each caliper had at least one frozen piston and the bias...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
It's not written in stone, I'll see how the...

It's not written in stone, I'll see how the completely overhauled brake system feels once I'm out on the road again. Prior to this restoration I was unable to lock up the wheels no matter how hard I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
I should also add and give a shout out to Ron...

I should also add and give a shout out to Ron Kwas of Swedish Embassy. Between his brake light switch upgrade which is also a great safety improvement (notice the pressure block off on the junction)...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,816
Posted By R32RennSport
If I had to do it again I'd mount it under the...

If I had to do it again I'd mount it under the steering shaft, maybe lower down on the firewall since that air space is already being used up by said steering shaft. That way it's tucked out of sight...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By R32RennSport
I found a decent generic relocation kit through...

I found a decent generic relocation kit through NAPA. It did need a little clean up around the threads but I like the orientation of the outlet/inlet ports. It did not come with hose, but I will most...
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