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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By BeaverMeat
No. Will rent one wen the time comes. ...

No. Will rent one wen the time comes.


Thanks!

Yeah, that was before I found a 1031 axle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By BeaverMeat
Sorry. My diff is a 1031. Should have made that...

Sorry. My diff is a 1031. Should have made that evident.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By BeaverMeat
revisiting this thread... Finally got around...

revisiting this thread...

Finally got around to ripping it apart. Renting tools is getting tiresome.

I need to replace the bearings in the Diff... they are "functional" but getting up there in...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
And it fits in the "Small Car" spot. lol

And it fits in the "Small Car" spot. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By BeaverMeat
Went to a muffler shop and there telling me the...

Went to a muffler shop and there telling me the only way to fit a cat is with a single unit on the 3" pipe. They suggested to go with a 2.5" inlet model... it would "work" but, I still maintain going...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50529110262_3e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50529110262_3edec02b88_c.jpg

Not too shabby.

Way better to drive compared to the 205/65r16 monster truck tires that were on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By BeaverMeat
I comes down to cash. Column A: get a cat ...

I comes down to cash.

Column A: get a cat
Column B: get an ECU

Cost to value... the cat wins.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By BeaverMeat
It never had a cat for the last 17 years and he...

It never had a cat for the last 17 years and he drove it in the summer only. Never noticed the smell until it got colder outside.




That’s just a test pipe to “fool” da man.

The extent of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By BeaverMeat
That’s what I’m thinking about doing for both the...

That’s what I’m thinking about doing for both the torque and panhard rods. Similar to the Classic-Swede design with the rubber bushing on the car end and a helm joint on the axle end.

Perhaps...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By BeaverMeat
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By BeaverMeat
Nothing ordered yet. That’s good to know....

Nothing ordered yet.

That’s good to know. Still on the fence about the spherical bushings on the trailing arms. I want to go that way... then I enter the realm of going “all the way” with a helm...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By BeaverMeat
I wasnít going to get them initially and I...

I wasnít going to get them initially and I probably donít ďneedĒ them. I want them to fine tune drive shaft alignment. Itís vibraty back there with all that V8 torque... most likely a combination of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By BeaverMeat
Rear suspension rebuild

Welp... down the rabbit hole I go.

Swapping the rear axle on the Volstang is starting look like a ďwhile Iím thereĒ type of job and the list of parts is starting to pile-up.

Going with the IPD...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By BeaverMeat
Good to know. Wasn’t too sure if a modern 3-way...

Good to know. Wasn’t too sure if a modern 3-way cat could be placed right after the header. I know if it’s placed closer to the heat source it helps with efficiency but, you run the risk of burning...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By BeaverMeat
To cat or, not to cat

Wanting to install a high flow cat on my custom 5.0 swap exhaust. Anyone install cats in their 5.0 or LS swap and where is the optimum placement?

The car has headers that lead into a 2” Y-pipe...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By BeaverMeat
Put it on the roof. Off-road style.

Put it on the roof. Off-road style.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By BeaverMeat
Double post

Double post
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By BeaverMeat
These are for the slick above freezing rain we...

These are for the slick above freezing rain we get all winter. For a rain specific tire it’s preferable to have a wide contact patch. I went with Vredestein QuaTrac 5 all-weathers because they’re...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By BeaverMeat
I’ll see how I rolls. I don’t want...

I’ll see how I rolls.

I don’t want spacers... try my best to avoid them.



One day when I find a set. The price was right on these Dracos so I’ll roll them.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By BeaverMeat
lol You’re probably right... I’m just...

lol

You’re probably right... I’m just getting overly technical and over planning again.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By BeaverMeat
Right now the car has 16x7 ET18 rim with a 205...

Right now the car has 16x7 ET18 rim with a 205 wide tire. It’s a very tight fit as it is.

The tires for the Dracos will be 205/60r15 and the offset change will pull the wheel in by 8mm. There...
Forum: showroom 10-17-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By BeaverMeat
This is a good reference for my 244. Same colour...

This is a good reference for my 244. Same colour as yours too.

I think it looks good with the big bumpers. If you don’t like it after awhile you could just change the rear.
Forum: showroom 10-16-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
Fixed it... ...

Fixed it...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50494147233_5b96c2bfd0_c.jpg

Nice and flush. Looks good enough to be OEM.

Been thinking of painting them white with red pinstripe. Put a TRD...
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
Quasi-re-finished. What other disparaging...

Quasi-re-finished.


What other disparaging remarks can you conjure?
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
Hey, man. I rocked those glass bottles of Krating...

Hey, man. I rocked those glass bottles of Krating Daeng (original Red Bull) from Thailand long before it was “cool”... I had to get my brain bubbles on with some bull testicle.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
Thatís because Iím ADHD diagnosed and...

Thatís because Iím ADHD diagnosed and unmedicated. My process is backwards but, Iíll succeed. ;)

Hey, itís not like I just grabbed a can of Rustoleum and called it a day.

re∑fin∑ish...
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
I’m not polishing the inside of the drum. It’s...

I’m not polishing the inside of the drum. It’s too much of a pain in the ass... so I’m half-ass’n it and just polishing the outer lip with the Dremel after I fix the rash. Good enough... these wheels...
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
lol. Too bad that challenge is off as I decided...

lol. Too bad that challenge is off as I decided to go with roof rails.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
That’s the plan after I find a clean way to...

That’s the plan after I find a clean way to remove the paint to polish and clear the bare aluminum. So far the chemical paint remover attempts have been deemed unsuccessful on my practice rim. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,089
Posted By BeaverMeat
Ok. Cool. Let the project commence. Decided...

Ok. Cool.

Let the project commence. Decided to do the work myself all need is a tool to adjust lash.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,089
Posted By BeaverMeat
I guess the question remains. Will it be a direct...

I guess the question remains. Will it be a direct swap into my 1981? Driveshaft, brake Caliper mounts, rotors... etc.

What’s the best way of plugging the sensor hole?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,089
Posted By BeaverMeat
This is what I got for pictures. 1030 or...

This is what I got for pictures.

1030 or 1031

No year given. Just ‘86+ with electric speedo.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50483079558_be6fff64aa_c.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By BeaverMeat
Question Ď90 axle in a Ď81 240

Just double checking if a Ď90 axle will fit my Ď81?

Meaning... will everything swap over without issue? Brake assemblies, brake lines, driveshaft... etc.

I am planning to go swap the gear...
Forum: showroom 10-14-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
If I can find a set for cheap... Still on...

If I can find a set for cheap...

Still on the fence if I should matte them or not. The glossy clear will fade over time
Forum: showroom 10-14-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50476078526_99...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50476078526_99e99e8b70_c.jpg

Now to let them sit for 3 days before I mount the rubber
Forum: showroom 10-13-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
lol Thatís what I thought. Wasnít too sure,...

lol

Thatís what I thought. Wasnít too sure, Iím a new guy here.

Depends if I can find a set. I may just get some cheap generic ones and slap a Volvo sticker on them.

I used PVC pipe caps on...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,089
Posted By BeaverMeat
I have the local guys looking for an axle. ...

I have the local guys looking for an axle.

Is it safe to say a 1986+ 240 will have a 1031 axel? That's what I have them going by. The newer the better chance I suppose
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By BeaverMeat
Question Spacer and extended studs

I am wanting to use a 5mm spacer with my 740 Dracos on my 240 to get the proper ET20.

There are a few options for spacers. H&Rs are on the top of my list along with Motorsport Techs. Is there...
Forum: showroom 10-13-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
WWD? The caps offered from iPd are too small...

WWD?

The caps offered from iPd are too small by my measurements.
Forum: showroom 10-12-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By BeaverMeat
Re-finishing some Dracos

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50465785286_d6f132a918_c.jpg

Doing a custom paint job on my rain/winter tire Dracos to make them look like a multi-piece. Turned out better than I expected....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,792
Posted By BeaverMeat
Yeah... I just figured that out. Dirp!

Yeah... I just figured that out. Dirp!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,792
Posted By BeaverMeat
Can only find low/high and high e-codes. No lows

Can only find low/high and high e-codes. No lows
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,792
Posted By BeaverMeat
Fortunately for me my car has the quads so I...

Fortunately for me my car has the quads so I won't need the extra lights.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,792
Posted By BeaverMeat
My car is a six panel. 1981

My car is a six panel. 1981
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,792
Posted By BeaverMeat
headlights and Fog lights!

Looking to upgrade the exterior lighting on my Ď81. It sucks.

Headlight:

Looking for suggestions and experiences with upgraded 4x6 low beams. On my search I have only been able to find the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By BeaverMeat
Perfect. Thanks. My google-fu is weak today.

Perfect. Thanks. My google-fu is weak today.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By BeaverMeat
Don’t need to worry about the tone ring

Don’t need to worry about the tone ring
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By BeaverMeat
temporary. I like Thule. So I guess that’s...

temporary.

I like Thule. So I guess that’s the way to go. Been searching and can’t find the right model for the 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By BeaverMeat
Roof rails for sedan

Iím looking for a set of roof rails to fit my 81 sedan. Wanting somthing low profile.

Any suggestions?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By BeaverMeat
While I have the diff apart... bearings?

... Iím installing a TrueTrack and changing the gear set on my 1030 axel. What else should I replace while itís apart?
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