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Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By sksmith
I had a 68 144 way back in my college days, and...

I had a 68 144 way back in my college days, and it had a console identical to the one in the OP's photo, so I can tell you it will work for early 140's with the long shifter. And it did have an...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,843
Posted By sksmith
Well lookey there! Thanks for posting.

Well lookey there!
Thanks for posting.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,843
Posted By sksmith
K-Jets - Do you have any photos or build links to...

K-Jets - Do you have any photos or build links to an SBF going into a 140? I thought the engine bay was too narrow, due to the a-arm suspension?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,843
Posted By sksmith
B230 with a turbo. Several guys on here have done...

B230 with a turbo. Several guys on here have done it. There are aftermarket mounts available (Yoshifab?) but you will probably need to upgrade the gearbox. A lot of guys go with a T-5. You can...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By sksmith
Tim, You should post the pictures & notes in...

Tim,
You should post the pictures & notes in the "Projects & Restorations" section.
You will need a photo hosting site. Imgur is a good free one.
Looking forward to seeing the pics and your...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 78,275
Posted By sksmith
I'm using a Lincoln Handy MIG, 120V with...

I'm using a Lincoln Handy MIG, 120V with co2/argon gas. Wire size is .023. Ran out so I ordered a new spool of ESAB "Easy Grind" .023 wire. Not sure, but I believe that would be 0.6.
Settings on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 78,275
Posted By sksmith
Yes, looks like it's getting good penetration,...

Yes, looks like it's getting good penetration, but I did fill a few pinholes from below. I'll try a hammer on it to see if the beads crack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By sksmith
Not a BW-35 expert, but do they have a vacuum...

Not a BW-35 expert, but do they have a vacuum modulator? If so, and the hose is disconnected it will puke fluid out of the modulator.
Or it could be the vapor line from the charcoal canister.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 78,275
Posted By sksmith
A little motivation.... The center caps for the...

A little motivation.... The center caps for the VTO wheels I bought from Ken (Redwood Chair).

https://i.imgur.com/cCM9hwd.jpg?1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,477
Posted By sksmith
Could be a screwed up set from Cloyes. You may...

Could be a screwed up set from Cloyes. You may have gotten one that snuck thru QC that shouldn't have??? Contact Cloyes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,477
Posted By sksmith
Have you pulled the cam gear off to see if there...

Have you pulled the cam gear off to see if there is another timing mark?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,477
Posted By sksmith
The part or casting number should be on the front...

The part or casting number should be on the front face of the Cloyes cam gear.
Can you take another picture that shows the timing mark?
Take a look at the thread below.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,477
Posted By sksmith
I just looked through my pictures but don't have...

I just looked through my pictures but don't have any without the front cover. I used the same Cloyes set and that cam gear is definitely on backwards. It should slide on & seat without any real...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,260
Posted By sksmith
Mine is sitting in a box, rebuilt & waiting for...

Mine is sitting in a box, rebuilt & waiting for me to finish some rust repair.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 78,275
Posted By sksmith
Three-Quarters welded in. Need to fit the...

Three-Quarters welded in. Need to fit the firewall / floor / tunnel. Then the spot welds.
I'll need to cut out the area marked in black Sharpie & put in new sheet metal. The existing floor was a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 78,275
Posted By sksmith
Some floor pan progress. ...

Some floor pan progress.

https://i.imgur.com/7NbqyKF.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/8PzrgSL.jpg?1

Rear section is weld in, will mess the the front & sides tomorrow. The area where the front of...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 78,275
Posted By sksmith
I finally decided to put some work into the old...

I finally decided to put some work into the old 142 today.
Let's just say that the available floor pan patch panel IS NOT that close to what is there. If I had bought two, I probably would have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,963
Posted By sksmith
Glad to hear you get it back together.

Glad to hear you get it back together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,700
Posted By sksmith
IansPlatinum, I think what they are saying is...

IansPlatinum,
I think what they are saying is you are way overthinking this one.
The oil pickup tube seal should fit tight. When put in correctly, it does its intended job & you'll be able to tell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,697
Posted By sksmith
Looks great with the black.

Looks great with the black.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,963
Posted By sksmith
C-clamp in a vice, 1/2" impact, I think it took a...

C-clamp in a vice, 1/2" impact, I think it took a 15/16" socket, no issues whatsoever. You'd be surprised how easy the ball joints & bushing came out.
But, without an air impact, you are probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,963
Posted By sksmith
Thumbs up Those are the sets I have.

Those are the sets I have.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,963
Posted By sksmith
I would not hammer them in. I have the Harbor...

I would not hammer them in.
I have the Harbor Freight ball joint / bushing kit and an add-on kit of additional bushing fittings. This will last me well past my lifetime and did this without any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By sksmith
What about cork? ...

What about cork?
https://www.amazon.com/Mr-Gasket-9613-Material-Sheet/dp/B000BWAPPW
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,117
Posted By sksmith
There's a full set of seats from a 1973 142 on...

There's a full set of seats from a 1973 142 on ebay. Local pick-up only though.
Maybe a nearby forum member can help with shipping?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,117
Posted By sksmith
Rear's should work. Not sure about the fronts,...

Rear's should work. Not sure about the fronts, maybe just the headrests are different?
Someone with more experience will need answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,117
Posted By sksmith
They'll fit but are different. They are more...

They'll fit but are different. They are more "luxurious"!
Seriously, the seat foams are different. They where used on the first 142E's if I recall, with black leather....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,586
Posted By sksmith
Hiperformance Auto turned me onto raybuck.com.

Hiperformance Auto turned me onto raybuck.com.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 68,659
Posted By sksmith
Didn't you sell this once then buy it back again?...

Didn't you sell this once then buy it back again?
I'm beginning to think you are ADD!! :rofl:
Yes, it is 60's technology. It is not going to handle like a VW Golf (or even an 80's Rabbit). It's an...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,891
Posted By sksmith
Good looking 142, Mitch.

Good looking 142, Mitch.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 68,659
Posted By sksmith
The rear bushings are a real MF'r!!! Good job...

The rear bushings are a real MF'r!!!
Good job getting them replaced.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By sksmith
Need the special grease for polyurethane...

Need the special grease for polyurethane bushings. Don't know if regular anti-seize will work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By sksmith
I ordered all new Grade 8 bolts & locknuts for...

I ordered all new Grade 8 bolts & locknuts for mine. You can order some of the correct sized fasteners from Fastenal. A few others I ordered online, but can't remember the vendor and can't find the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,963
Posted By sksmith
The process is similar to any old car with A-arms...

The process is similar to any old car with A-arms for the upper fronts. Most GM's used this set up for years.
This is basically the same process I used to remove & install mine.
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 80,278
Posted By sksmith
For the vent windows, I think you really need to...

For the vent windows, I think you really need to use an adhesive for rear view mirrors. Permatex has a product specifically for this:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,184
Posted By sksmith
Good luck with your rebuild. I used the...

Good luck with your rebuild.
I used the Vclassics site pointed out as well, and parts from Eric & Ian. The worst problem that I had was keeping the thrust washers in place on the intermediate shaft....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 80,278
Posted By sksmith
Agree with all, this turned out fantastic.

Agree with all, this turned out fantastic.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,473
Posted By sksmith
Wow! Wish the economy was still strong, I...

Wow!
Wish the economy was still strong, I might've been able to talk my wife into this one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By sksmith
There should be a bracket that secures a rubber...

There should be a bracket that secures a rubber mount on the cable to the trailing arm. From what I recall when I disassembled mine, this did not interfere with the shock mounts. I took the shocks...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,092
Posted By sksmith
Driving it like you stole it? Did you get it...

Driving it like you stole it?
Did you get it back together?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 31,797
Posted By sksmith
Have fun removing that ****. This floorpan is...

Have fun removing that ****. This floorpan is listed for 240's but fits (with some persuasion) in 72 up: https://raybuck.com/product/1975-93-volvo-240-front-floor-pan-driver-side/
Since you have a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,092
Posted By sksmith
Well, you still get to pull the engine!

Well, you still get to pull the engine!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 146,558
Posted By sksmith
Did you order steel brake lines or is Rock Auto...

Did you order steel brake lines or is Rock Auto listing the copper/nickel lines now?
These use a different flare than most other cars, which I'm sure you know. The fittings are different also. And...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 31,797
Posted By sksmith
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,092
Posted By sksmith
How about trying a pan that doesn't have a baffle...

How about trying a pan that doesn't have a baffle to see if you still hear the knock or not?
If it does then it obviously not the pan baffle. But if it doesn't then put your baffled pan on & see if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,623
Posted By sksmith
if you have access to a air compressor, one of...

if you have access to a air compressor, one of these:
https://www.harborfreight.com/high-speed-metal-saw-91753.html
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,473
Posted By sksmith
As far as the seam sealer goes, shouldn't be on...

As far as the seam sealer goes, shouldn't be on the interior and exterior? It probably was sprayed on at the factory.
I think it looks fine the way you've done it.
What is the Dynamat knock-off...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 78,275
Posted By sksmith
It's been a long winter full of house projects....

It's been a long winter full of house projects. Got the kitchen refinished, repainted pretty much every room in the house, and finally finished the basement.
Then, I lost my basement, which was...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,473
Posted By sksmith
That looks great Matt!

That looks great Matt!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 24,406
Posted By sksmith
Looks good. Keep up the progress.

Looks good. Keep up the progress.
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