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Forum: website & board 03-03-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By James M
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Forum: website & board 03-03-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By James M
I am a redheaded stepchild and I feel offended

I am a redheaded stepchild and I feel offended
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By James M
Did the bolt that came out look like it had been...

Did the bolt that came out look like it had been cross threaded? Sometimes you gotta apply a little pressure and hold a bolt real straight to get it to start
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By James M
How did you get a holesaw threw the block? Must...

How did you get a holesaw threw the block? Must have taken years

Otherwise congrats on the +t, ziptied efan? I approve
Forum: website & board 03-01-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By James M
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Forum: website & board 03-01-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By James M
How do you double post often enough for it to be...

How do you double post often enough for it to be an issue?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By James M
It's a 240 it can't be as clapped as a 7/9 ...

It's a 240 it can't be as clapped as a 7/9

My vote is piston slap, continue to ignore it until it gets louder and you realize it's ****ed

Or as mentioned above stethoscope to find the real cause
Forum: showroom 02-28-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,926
Posted By James M
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=157621...

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1576213412563786&id=341346409383832

Damn I want that in beige
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 72,396
Posted By James M
Been a little less then pleased with the ride...

Been a little less then pleased with the ride height after the wheels, especially the rear
<a href="https://ibb.co/HNbZvPy"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/tZvRf26/PXL-20210217-015410478-MP.jpg"...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,926
Posted By James M
I agree, my only non volvo is a S30, so I had to...

I agree, my only non volvo is a S30, so I had to snag this set. Now I just have to paint the Z green and a volvo white and I'm set
Forum: showroom 02-26-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 40,926
Posted By James M
Someone threw a link to this in the orphans...

Someone threw a link to this in the orphans thread and I snagged it
<a href="https://ibb.co/jJq6BLJ"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/y4KfG84/PXL-20210131-011501029.jpg" alt="PXL-20210131-011501029"...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By James M
1. BNE sells that product 2. Read any thread...

1. BNE sells that product
2. Read any thread about adapters/spacers and you'll get both side of the argument
3. I don't like the 850 columbus (or whatever) wheels, and I even have a set, ide go...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,617
Posted By James M
Man nothing like bumping a decade old thread,...

Man nothing like bumping a decade old thread, Jeff would be proud
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 123,198
Posted By James M
The extra year may hurt for smog but OHC does...

The extra year may hurt for smog but OHC does make a lot better starting point. The few times I've driven it it definitely gets more love then any of my other volvos. Keep up that effort to not cut...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 123,198
Posted By James M
I'm kidding I got one, 76 245 in berkshire green,...

I'm kidding I got one, 76 245 in berkshire green,

<a href="https://ibb.co/rtMh7y1"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/Sx0gsv9/PXL-20210221-191950298-MP.jpg" alt="PXL-20210221-191950298-MP"...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 123,198
Posted By James M
Damn that's an amazing color. Wish I could find...

Damn that's an amazing color. Wish I could find one like that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By James M
Don't we already have a paint stripper thread...

Don't we already have a paint stripper thread that concluded they don't make toxic stuff like they used to?

<a href="https://ibb.co/YNJGC73"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,726
Posted By James M
How am I just seeing this? I've had an OM606 in...

How am I just seeing this?
I've had an OM606 in storage for 6 months, want to get around to putting it in my 245 but my 242 is taking all my time and money. I'm interested how you sort out issues...
Forum: showroom 02-14-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 199,817
Posted By James M
More volvos then snow but still sexy IMO <a...

More volvos then snow but still sexy IMO
<a href="https://ibb.co/Gp8qHzL"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/ZXF02qP/PXL-20210102-002923514-PORTRAIT-2.jpg" alt="PXL-20210102-002923514-PORTRAIT-2"...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By James M
Glad you included the picture of the touch up...

Glad you included the picture of the touch up paint, I couldn't tell the color and it was pissing me off.

Roll them two decade old tires for ultra OE points
Forum: website & board 02-08-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,795
Posted By James M
With a hole melted in my piston and more...

With a hole melted in my piston and more crankcase pressure then manifold pressure I probably got the power down to single digits.

But that ****er still drove a dozen miles
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,422
Posted By James M
My 76 has a Cam rack from the factory Unless my...

My 76 has a Cam rack from the factory
Unless my detective skills have failed and that's what your saying
Forum: showroom 02-01-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,401
Posted By James M
Its not in OT and you don't go anywhere else?

Its not in OT and you don't go anywhere else?
Forum: events 02-01-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,467
Posted By James M
That picture isn't recent is it? The tree on the...

That picture isn't recent is it? The tree on the right has no leaves rn


Although I have been getting sent pictures of 245s around town I don't recognize
Forum: showroom 01-29-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 194,872
Posted By James M
You got the puddle aroun my wagon beat <a...

You got the puddle aroun my wagon beat
<a href="https://ibb.co/KjqPVzD"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/tMsGYPz/PXL-20210127-161402821.jpg" alt="PXL-20210127-161402821" border="0"></a>
Ide look for some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By James M
Up side is that if it breaks you can ignore it...

Up side is that if it breaks you can ignore it like every other 240 owner
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,671
Posted By James M
3.0 is a wimpy motor, but then again ford ****ing...

3.0 is a wimpy motor, but then again ford ****ing rangers are my mortal enemy. Ide do somthing else
anything else
please

On the electric power steering topic, I am partially involved in the...
Forum: showroom 01-26-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 194,872
Posted By James M
Damn that's a sexy wagon Oh and yours too I...

Damn that's a sexy wagon

Oh and yours too I guess
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By James M
Before the cat, stock lh2.4 turbo has it right...

Before the cat, stock lh2.4 turbo has it right off the turbo but most oxygen sensors tell you to out it 18" off the back of the turbo.
Forum: showroom 01-22-2021, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 1,301,597
Posted By James M
My blue interior 245t is eying that dash

My blue interior 245t is eying that dash
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By James M
Anything but cork If it's cork just run...

Anything but cork
If it's cork just run rightstuff
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,599
Posted By James M
Weld the gland nut on?

Weld the gland nut on?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 72,396
Posted By James M
Got everything but the torque rods installed last...

Got everything but the torque rods installed last night, feels like a different car.

Started with fixing the motor mount, I REALLY underestimated what was needed.
<a...
Forum: events 01-18-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,467
Posted By James M
Davis farmers market is here 2 days a week...

Davis farmers market is here 2 days a week crowding central park with more people then I've seen at the Volvo meet, but they probably bring in enough money the city looks past it
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 72,396
Posted By James M
Haven't really done much besides drive this...

Haven't really done much besides drive this sucker since September, only issue I've had is the clutch bracket I brazed on broke, got some argon and welded it back on, no issues sense.

Been...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By James M
That's not 14.99 tho

That's not 14.99 tho
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,062
Posted By James M
If the battery spend 15 second crossed and you...

If the battery spend 15 second crossed and you burnt up insolation ide look over all the wiring before thowing more parts at it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,062
Posted By James M
Oh boy

Oh boy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By James M
And here I thought one day the world would have...

And here I thought one day the world would have no more 240 lower drivers side hinges left, only sagging doors and pain
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By James M
I tried that But with a sawzall Then gave up...

I tried that
But with a sawzall
Then gave up about 4 ****ed up cuts later
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By James M
Ebay is cheaper Why are you servicing and air...

Ebay is cheaper
Why are you servicing and air filter? Install and forget forever
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 49,869
Posted By James M
I've got pretty terrible driveshaft angles (IPD...

I've got pretty terrible driveshaft angles (IPD torque rods, soon to be replaced with BNE) and it sounds better behind my whiteblock then my redblock, but the vibration is terrible. Building a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By James M
Did it come on before? Both or just the one? ...

Did it come on before? Both or just the one?
Trace voltage until you find/don't find it. Might also check fuses I'm case you blew one installing stuff
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,379
Posted By James M
If they both have the same rear end drive the 740...

If they both have the same rear end drive the 740 with a light throttle and see how you like it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,273
Posted By James M
no panhard rod? What crackhead did you buy this...

no panhard rod?
What crackhead did you buy this from?
Forum: website & board 01-12-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By James M
I'v always gotten PM emails, but never subscribed...

I'v always gotten PM emails, but never subscribed thread ones
Probably have it turned off in settings
Forum: showroom 01-11-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 1,301,597
Posted By James M
Ide have to sell all of my volvos to buy this as...

Ide have to sell all of my volvos to buy this as a garage ornament
Forum: showroom 01-10-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 1,301,597
Posted By James M
Nice snag, ide rock the **** out of a sunroof...

Nice snag, ide rock the **** out of a sunroof deflector
You got any close up pictures of the wiper arms on your headlights? My set has the motors but no arms or blades
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 52,658
Posted By James M
Make sure the water pump is high enough for the...

Make sure the water pump is high enough for the upper Oring to seal, kinda tough with the head off

That motor is looking nice, makes me want to pressure wash my block
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,790
Posted By James M
Man I feel like there is about half a dozen LSD...

Man I feel like there is about half a dozen LSD threads going on right now
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