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Forum: events 09-10-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
I'll take 2 lbs. please.

I'll take 2 lbs. please.
Forum: events 08-28-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
Four weeks.

Four weeks.
Forum: events 08-27-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
Wednesday unless we can start on Tuesday. It's...

Wednesday unless we can start on Tuesday. It's been one hot-ass Summer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By Wren
I'm late to the party here, but I was under the...

I'm late to the party here, but I was under the impression that the dogdish clutch fork is different than the one used on the flat flywheels with the gas engines. I would imagine that the ones for a...
Forum: events 07-24-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
200K BTU <iframe width="560" height="315"...

200K BTU


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6j0VxJncSqA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: events 07-24-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
It's a tater tot's worst nightmare. .

It's a tater tot's worst nightmare.


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Forum: events 07-22-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
You misspelled Meat again.

You misspelled Meat again.
Forum: events 07-20-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
Man, you're out of the loop.

Man, you're out of the loop.
Forum: events 07-19-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
We could do some beef brisket on my Weber. ...

We could do some beef brisket on my Weber.



Hard to argue with results.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By Wren
The best piece of advice regarding 2/7/9 sunroofs...

The best piece of advice regarding 2/7/9 sunroofs is once it's closed, disconnect the switch and leave it that way. You're opening a Pandora's box trying to get them sorted out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Wren
PM your email address and I'll send you what I...

PM your email address and I'll send you what I have.
Are you using EZK or Chrysler ignition? Turbo or non-turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By Wren
Are you sure about that? I think the 4's use a...

Are you sure about that? I think the 4's use a different bellhousing than the 5 and 6's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Wren
Unless it's a '93, which uses metric threads on...

Unless it's a '93, which uses metric threads on the inlet/outlet of the accumulator, all of them are standard AC fittings.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,784
Posted By Wren
7/9's ran the fan/water pump off a single belt. ...

7/9's ran the fan/water pump off a single belt. The only disadvantage I see to that system is that if one is cruising along the highway and the power steering belt breaks, there's not going to be an...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,784
Posted By Wren
I agree that swapping to a 7/9 layout is...

I agree that swapping to a 7/9 layout is relatively easy. An added benefit is that the alternator gets relocated to the cold side of the engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Wren
Even if your flywheel was out of time, you should...

Even if your flywheel was out of time, you should still have spark coming out of the coil to the distributor cap. Verify that you have spark going out of the coil and don't worry about the fuel side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,530
Posted By Wren
If you can't find it online, I have a copy of the...

If you can't find it online, I have a copy of the '90 760 manual that I scanned and used to be online before volvowiringdiagrams crapped out. Shoot me a PM with your email address and I'll send it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,486
Posted By Wren
Those are aftermarket. They are light years...

Those are aftermarket. They are light years (pardon the pun) ahead of the craptastic Volvo plastic lenses that we got but they are not nearly as nice as the Volvo E-code units.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,031
Posted By Wren
Just swap your old switch over to the new...

Just swap your old switch over to the new accumulator. Use a new o-ring if you have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,031
Posted By Wren
To clarify, both gauges will read pressure when...

To clarify, both gauges will read pressure when they are hooked up to the system whether the valves are open or not. Keep the high side valve closed anytime you are working with a pressurized...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,871
Posted By Wren
A cam is a nice improvement and cheaper than the...

A cam is a nice improvement and cheaper than the IPD if your budget is tight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,529
Posted By Wren
FTFY "Vehicle tows that are initiated...

FTFY

"Vehicle tows that are initiated through these channels will have their tow to a local Volvo retailer covered under the program."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,031
Posted By Wren
'92's don't have an expansion valve. The systems...

'92's don't have an expansion valve. The systems were changed over to an orifice tube system in '91.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Wren
I've had really good results applying a liberal...

I've had really good results applying a liberal coating of lithium grease to valve cover gaskets and allowing them to dry overnight after wiping away the excess. I think Ken Redwood put me on to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,031
Posted By Wren
I'm just telling you what the greenbook says to...

I'm just telling you what the greenbook says to do. If they thought PAG oil was the correct lubricant, they would have specified its use.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,031
Posted By Wren
Pag oil is incompatible in former R-12 systems....

Pag oil is incompatible in former R-12 systems. Use esther oil as recommend by Volvo.

OP do you have a copy of the conversion greenbook?
Forum: events 05-20-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
Good to see you, Felix, after so many years....

Good to see you, Felix, after so many years. Come to Mountain Meat!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By Wren
Another double nutter here.

Another double nutter here.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,955
Posted By Wren
It's not a rumor, it's a fact that the...

It's not a rumor, it's a fact that the currently-supplied Volvo OE mounts are junk. I bought a set of the new crop and they began to split with zero mines on them. They were so bad that I took them...
Forum: events 05-07-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
I'm starting a collection for a set of air shocks...

I'm starting a collection for a set of air shocks for Jared's V70.
He had to get a running start to make it up to the pavement from the gravel driveway leading down to the lodge because all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Wren
940 Air Conditioning Compressor Brackets

I know the brackets for the AC compressor changed in '93 with the adaptation of the Seiko r-134a compressors.

We have a late '94 in the shop that has the alternator/compressor bracket to engine...
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
We're going to have to have taco night if you...

We're going to have to have taco night if you bring some more of those delicious tortillas again.
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
HAHA. The "You gotta see the baby" lady is a...

HAHA. The "You gotta see the baby" lady is a friend of mine, Lisa Mende. She lives in Athens.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
Indeed. I think the secret ingredient that gives...

Indeed. I think the secret ingredient that gives it that earthy flavor is smoked paprika. At any rate, it was damned tasty.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By Wren
Already looking forward to it. :nod:

Already looking forward to it. :nod:
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
As always, I had a big time at SE. I enjoyed...

As always, I had a big time at SE. I enjoyed taking rides in Sam's red wagon and Kyle's 120 with the 5-cylinder whiteblock as well as just talking cars for the weekend.

Thanks Kenny for...
Forum: events 04-26-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
I got the fryer and a Weber kettle grill loaded...

I got the fryer and a Weber kettle grill loaded up. Maybe leave at 1?
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
I'll check back for an update and call Marv to...

I'll check back for an update and call Marv to see what he's going to do. I can probably squeeze them in somehow in addition to the transmission I'm bringing for Captain Blotto to haul back to KC.
...
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
Eats

Speaking of food...yeah, I know....my favorite subject in school was lunch.... Kenny, I can bring the deep fryer of destruction if there is a need for fries, tots, wings, etc.

I also have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Wren
Glad to be of service. :)

Glad to be of service. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Wren
The orange wire on both of the '82's at my shop...

The orange wire on both of the '82's at my shop goes to the micro switch. Neither one of them have a knock sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Wren
To my knowledge, k-jet B21's didn't use a knock...

To my knowledge, k-jet B21's didn't use a knock sensor.
According to the greenbook, the orange wire goes to one of the spade connectors on the throttle micro-switch and returns to terminal 7 on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Wren
Our '93 240+T falls on its face once the torque...

Our '93 240+T falls on its face once the torque converter kicks in at 50 mph. 2K rpm makes for no power even with a tiny 13c.
Im really wishing I would have used a regular 71 instead of the locker.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By Wren
I gave up on Summit AN stuff. We never had a...

I gave up on Summit AN stuff. We never had a Summit fitting or line that didn't give trouble.
YMMV
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By Wren
I use Gates C5 field-serviceable fittings and...

I use Gates C5 field-serviceable fittings and hoses. They're absolutely bombproof as they're made for bulldozers, etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 219,103
Posted By Wren
I'm not a big fan of the primer blue, but please...

I'm not a big fan of the primer blue, but please don't paint it that green color.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Wren
I wouldn't assume that any part to be of OE...

I wouldn't assume that any part to be of OE quality unless it's been proven. Even some current Volvo-supplied parts are now junk. Buyer beware.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Wren
OE means it's the same as what came on the car. ...

OE means it's the same as what came on the car. OEM doesn't mean anything in regards to quality or fitment.
Forum: events 03-12-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
I've got a plastic folding table I'll bring so...

I've got a plastic folding table I'll bring so you'll have something to sleep on.
Forum: events 03-12-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By Wren
I'm in.

I'm in.
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