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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By ryan350ci
First, get yourself a center punch from tractor...

First, get yourself a center punch from tractor supply, use that and drill with a 1/2 inch bit just enough to get it inside the trailing arm. I did this, then used grade-8 1/2" bolts coated in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,362
Posted By ryan350ci
A vacuum, a very thin pair of needle nosed...

A vacuum, a very thin pair of needle nosed pliers, and about an hour of your time.
Forum: events 07-01-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By ryan350ci
Still have it. Don't have a lot of time to do...

Still have it. Don't have a lot of time to do anything with it at the moment. Too many irons in the fire, and I was out of the country for 6 months. I do plan on doing something with it once I...
Forum: events 06-27-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By ryan350ci
Mine is not nearly as clean as your, still a work...

Mine is not nearly as clean as your, still a work in progress, but gradually working out the bugs. Still, would be nice to get in a good break-in run, engine still has less than 2k on it. If i do...
Forum: events 06-26-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By ryan350ci
I may be bringing my 77 V8

I may be bringing my 77 V8
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,125
Posted By ryan350ci
This^ Check the connector, the rubber tends...

This^

Check the connector, the rubber tends to deteriorate around the pins. Got stuck in Ohio because of corroded pins. I ended up wiring in a standard 30A 4 pin relay to get me home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By ryan350ci
Find a shop that has experience with Volvos, most...

Find a shop that has experience with Volvos, most have no clue and are only guessing. Took an inexperienced shop 3 hours to get the alignment right on my 264, even with 100% new components.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By ryan350ci
I had early vented Girling Fronts on my 264, when...

I had early vented Girling Fronts on my 264, when switching to the vented ATE I had to get new disks as they had slightly different hat depths. Only did this conversion to have more commonly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By ryan350ci
If they are ATE, the letters "Ate" should be cast...

If they are ATE, the letters "Ate" should be cast in the face. Just use a wire brush and it should be visible.

Just make sure that if you order new calipers, measure the opening before install. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,239
Posted By ryan350ci
I agree with this statement as I have tried poly...

I agree with this statement as I have tried poly engine mounts with rubber trans mount. Vibrated like hell until I switched to a poly trans mount. I would never try a poly trans mount with rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By ryan350ci
You may also check for other vacuum leaks. On my...

You may also check for other vacuum leaks. On my 89 760 Turbo, I had similar issues for a while. Found a leaking intake gasket, and once that was fixed I found a few cracked vacuum hoses. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By ryan350ci
As previously stated, just about anything can...

As previously stated, just about anything can fit. It all depends on what your preference is, how much time/skill/money you have, and what your local restrictions are.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By ryan350ci
Another option is to swap over the interior of a...

Another option is to swap over the interior of a later 960/v90 into your 940, you get the comfort of the 960 interior with the reliability and maintenance friendliness of the redblock. While you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,125
Posted By ryan350ci
This ^:nod: Had very similar issues on my...

This ^:nod:

Had very similar issues on my '95 940T, turned out the sensor was fine, but the connector had some corrosion. Cleaned it, loaded it down with electronic grease, and the problems went...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,509
Posted By ryan350ci
Your best bet for a 4:10 R&P is to post in the...

Your best bet for a 4:10 R&P is to post in the wanted section, somebody most likely has a set they will sell. Many Volvos had G80 lockers in them, even install Detroit Truetrac units. Another...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By ryan350ci
You could try swapping the speedo core from the...

You could try swapping the speedo core from the 92 cluster into the 83 cluster. It may take a bit of cutting and fitting, but as long as you have the 3 pin speedo connector from the 86-93 harness,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By ryan350ci
You will be fine using a thread sealer or even...

You will be fine using a thread sealer or even RTV. Gen 1 and 2 Chevy V8s have through holes for the cylinder heads and water pumps without leaking. So you shouldn't have issues as long as you use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By ryan350ci
I used a large chunk of the filler pipe from the...

I used a large chunk of the filler pipe from the old tank and section of the rubber hose(L on the parts list) to connect the late model tank. Only took a couple extra clamps.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,741
Posted By ryan350ci
That's a very sweet deal. Carbs are simple to...

That's a very sweet deal. Carbs are simple to learn and tune. There are many good books on carb theory and tuning available to help. Swapping the trans will be simple swap, since the bolt holes...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By ryan350ci
He's the guy who makes all the fantastic stuff on...

He's the guy who makes all the fantastic stuff on this website.
www.kaplhenke.com
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2017, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,175
Posted By ryan350ci
You can use either, but if you use RTV make sure...

You can use either, but if you use RTV make sure it is a very thin coat on the outer half of the mating surface only, you don't want anything hanging inside the case. As an extra precaution you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,144
Posted By ryan350ci
I used a rod end on the axle and a 4 link bushing...

I used a rod end on the axle and a 4 link bushing with poly inserts on the other. Best of both worlds without the binding.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,291
Posted By ryan350ci
I do remember reading something to that effect,...

I do remember reading something to that effect, not sure what the outcome was though.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,291
Posted By ryan350ci
My '77 264 has had a Chevy V8 since '92, 5 years...

My '77 264 has had a Chevy V8 since '92, 5 years before the LS even made it to a production vehicle. I wouldn't change it, and will probably do it again soon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,725
Posted By ryan350ci
If you're going to do an A/C install, you could...

If you're going to do an A/C install, you could try using a Vintage Air mine system, they are very compact and very versatile. You can use 240 A/C components, and just hook it all up the Vintage Air...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By ryan350ci
I have a solution, but it may take a bit of...

I have a solution, but it may take a bit of shuffling. Stick the 3.31 axle back in, but swap in the 3.73 ring and pinion. Non ABS has 12 teeth, while ABS generally has 48 teeth, so you are losing...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,199
Posted By ryan350ci
This is a good site for custom brake lines and...

This is a good site for custom brake lines and fittings, even has the proper adapters for our euro bubble flares.

http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Shop/Brake-Brake-Hydraulics/13.html
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By ryan350ci
Everything that follows applies to a nitrous...

Everything that follows applies to a nitrous system on a carbed engine, EFI is different.
That depends on what you use, if you are using a wet nitrous plate under the carb (simplest method in this...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By ryan350ci
If you run an s10 pump, a 3/8 return line will be...

If you run an s10 pump, a 3/8 return line will be more than enough, that way you can buy a large roll of tubing or hose and can keep it all one size. Most 80's and 90's GMs had 3/8 feed and 5/16...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By ryan350ci
Electric fuel pumps are very efficient at...

Electric fuel pumps are very efficient at pumping, but not so much at pulling. So if you plan on using an electric fuel pump, your best bet is either stick with a in tank pump since they fit and all...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By ryan350ci
I have done this many times, as long as you have...

I have done this many times, as long as you have a good quality bypass(return) style regulator from either QuickFuel or Aeromotive(don't cheap out, you'll regret it), you can run the recommended 6.5...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,646
Posted By ryan350ci
I'm no expert on steering racks, but generally if...

I'm no expert on steering racks, but generally if it's a bad rack, it will be pretty obvious, such as it won't turn either direction or grinds when turning. If you rebuild with new seals it should...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,646
Posted By ryan350ci
That all depends on you. If you can afford the...

That all depends on you. If you can afford the downtime, which I assume isn't an issue, then you could pull the current one and rebuild it, or if you want to pull the rack twice, once at the yard...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,646
Posted By ryan350ci
You can pick up a tight(ish) rack at the yard,...

You can pick up a tight(ish) rack at the yard, then buy a new seal kit for around $60 from rockauto.com or whatever your favorite parts house may be. It's not hard to do, just lay everything out in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By ryan350ci
I've been using expanding concrete anchor bolts...

I've been using expanding concrete anchor bolts for this purpose for years. They can be bought at any hardware store on the cheap and work perfectly.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,305
Posted By ryan350ci
To put it simply....... ...

To put it simply.......


http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=209426



So yes, gsellstr does in fact make the bellhousing adapter that you need.

Also, Roger-Dee makes a very...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By ryan350ci
This is a thread I was just looking at on the...

This is a thread I was just looking at on the same subject.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=310552
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By ryan350ci
The forward part of the shaft is moving quite a...

The forward part of the shaft is moving quite a bit. This may indicate a seriously spongy center carrier bushing, I suggest swapping in a stiffer one if available. Also, you are having a bunch of...
Forum: events 08-02-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,974
Posted By ryan350ci
I would love to be able to have time to sort out...

I would love to be able to have time to sort out the few remaining bugs in my 77, but I've been stuck on the west coast for the past month and won't be back till sunday evening. I'll be aiming to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By ryan350ci
Here's a link that will give you some insight. ...

Here's a link that will give you some insight.
http://www.davebarton.com/volvo240mods.html

Sift around on Dave's page, there's a whole plethora of good info for you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By ryan350ci
......just dawned on me that I have an '83 242...

......just dawned on me that I have an '83 242 with all the parts I need sitting in the back yard.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By ryan350ci
Thanks for the info, I'll probably just swap to...

Thanks for the info, I'll probably just swap to the Girling stuff, it's 50% cheaper. It would be nice if I just needed rotors, but one of the bleeders is broke off the driver side and a piston is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By ryan350ci
Brake Calipers

Need some help.

I know this topic has been discussed many times, but I can't find the answer I need.

All I have found is that 240s never came with front ATE calipers on vented rotors....I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By ryan350ci
If all else fails, you can send it to these...

If all else fails, you can send it to these guys....http://www.instrumentclusters.com/

They pay for shipping and if they can't make it work they send it back, no charge.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By ryan350ci
Yes

Yes
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,277
Posted By ryan350ci
Minor vibration dampening

Minor vibration dampening
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,884
Posted By ryan350ci
I would suggest running a line from each runner...

I would suggest running a line from each runner to a vacuum manifold; a brass nipple threaded into each tube with a hose, or weld a fitting on and run hard line. Either way would work.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,036
Posted By ryan350ci
The mercruiser 4.3 and 5.7 are GM engines, no...

The mercruiser 4.3 and 5.7 are GM engines, no real difference from cars and trucks. The penta v8 was mostly GM as well, but some Ford based engines were also available through penta.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,414
Posted By ryan350ci
I don't recall stating anything about cam...

I don't recall stating anything about cam duration or valve overlap. He asked a question and I gave a response.

Your statement was clearly in reference to Direct Cylinder Injection.....Noted
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,414
Posted By ryan350ci
I think it's hilarious how every time someone...

I think it's hilarious how every time someone mentions carbs on this site, all the nay-sayers come out like an atkins diet infomercial. CARBS BAD......EFI GOOD....

I've been building and tuning...
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