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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Dan
If lights are dimming, usually rules out...

If lights are dimming, usually rules out ignition, not enough current to engage starter most likely, check battery terminals, starter terminals, ground from block to battery. if all good, make sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Dan
I replaced the rsr with a 40 amp relay in the 765...

I replaced the rsr with a 40 amp relay in the 765 Hoovie wagon about 6 years ago,
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,856
Posted By Dan
Clean radiator, clean fins, if no change, you...

Clean radiator, clean fins, if no change, you need more airflow at low speeds, better electric fans/ OEM fans out of a car pull more air than most aftermarket. I've used fans from multiple cars over...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,593
Posted By Dan
I run a 3.73 behind my TH700 r4 and SBC. I turn...

I run a 3.73 behind my TH700 r4 and SBC. I turn 2500 at 70, I would prefer a 3.31 and my next rear end will be that
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,313
Posted By Dan
Low profile tires and max air pressure are not...

Low profile tires and max air pressure are not good for real world street handling, try letting a few lbs out and try it, you may have to do it a time or two. Going from 30 to 35 in my cars makes a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,318
Posted By Dan
See post 3, Was actually thinking of you when I...

See post 3, Was actually thinking of you when I typed that, but it is good advice
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,318
Posted By Dan
If you replaced all bushings, sometimes they need...

If you replaced all bushings, sometimes they need to break in. I'd drive the car a couple of hundred miles and see if anything changes before you start spending money
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dan
Take it as you want. It's an observation based...

Take it as you want. It's an observation based on real world experience. Not many 200's in yards anymore. If you find one and can get it for 25.00, you scored. Also depends on how much you value...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By Dan
Start with basics, getting spark? plugs getting...

Start with basics, getting spark? plugs getting wet with fuel?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,318
Posted By Dan
Made the pic work.Ride is subjective, put it back...

Made the pic work.Ride is subjective, put it back to stock for the best compromise, but many prefer stiffer.
What kind of driving will you do? what kind of ride do you like? What is the current...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By Dan
RockAuto discount code till 10-11-2020

10/11/2020 5% off, use at checkout. Code: 147890043126982560
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By Dan
It's possible the temp sending unit and gauge...

It's possible the temp sending unit and gauge have different ohm values, get a matched set and try. Radiator fins unclogged? fan spaced correctly inside shroud? (half in/half out). I'm not too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,424
Posted By Dan
Approved for gasoline, diesel fuel, water,...

Approved for gasoline, diesel fuel, water, air,heating oil and withstands higher levels of Ethanol up to E85

That means this hose can handle up to 85% ethanol in gasoline. Working temperature, -25...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,424
Posted By Dan
https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-ap...

https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-approved-c-14_662/rhm12-flennor-multifuel-hose-12mm-p-3723.html?zenid=aqq44q0ru6es99oj6o3kti1ff0
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,952
Posted By Dan
I know of aluminum hoods (700s) never heard of...

I know of aluminum hoods (700s) never heard of aluminum trunk lids in my 40 years of Volvoing. They made the hoods for (heavy motor) diesel cars to save weight, not sure what reason would be to make...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,548
Posted By Dan
Side shot? Also obscures lights and plate, may be...

Side shot? Also obscures lights and plate, may be an issue
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,426
Posted By Dan
My 86 did, I had to replace all underhood wiring...

My 86 did, I had to replace all underhood wiring a few years ago. Unless this is a project you can do 98% of the work on and don't mind it taking a while, I agree, don't buy it
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,548
Posted By Dan
Everyone is on the same page, too much weight too...

Everyone is on the same page, too much weight too far behind the bumper. Small trailers are not expensive. If you are really on a budget, do what I did many years ago. I bought a hitch that...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By Dan
Depends on what you plan in the future, if you...

Depends on what you plan in the future, if you get more mods, go with 3" now. If you think you are pretty happy where you are at, leave it 2.5"
I run a 3" because i have a 5 liter V8
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By Dan
My exhaust is like that. 3" to single exhaust,...

My exhaust is like that. 3" to single exhaust, nothing special, there is plenty of room if you look. I Think i just used 3 45's but I'll go look
Forum: events 05-05-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,749
Posted By Dan
If I can do it on my Ipad mini, i'm in

If I can do it on my Ipad mini, i'm in
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By Dan
700's are negative earth you ninny...... also,...

700's are negative earth you ninny......
also, check ends of connectors in plug, probably corroded where wires are to connector...
Best bet is to install a relay kit like mentioned above.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,321
Posted By Dan
https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-ap...

https://www.belmetric.com/multifuel-hoseethanol-approved-c-14_662/rhm12-flennor-multifuel-hose-12mm-p-3723.html?zenid=aqq44q0ru6es99oj6o3kti1ff0
12.0mm Flennor Multi-Fuel hose. ID 12.0mm, OD 18.5mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By Dan
That’s a sigh of relief

That’s a sigh of relief
Forum: showroom 03-06-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Dan
I have one in my Tahoe, gonna upgrade it to LED,...

I have one in my Tahoe, gonna upgrade it to LED, it is neat to have
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By Dan
Eh, I've owned at least a dozen, just never had...

Eh, I've owned at least a dozen, just never had one with bushings that bad :), I was mentally picturing the rear end and just thinking of side to side and front and back, didn't get to torque...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By Dan
Yeah, true, forgot the subframe keeps the axle...

Yeah, true, forgot the subframe keeps the axle from twisting, good catch
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By Dan
How far? up the driveway? You still have the...

How far? up the driveway? You still have the trailing arms, I think a short distance at very low speed should be fine
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By Dan
Check their website. I used it for rebuilding a...

Check their website. I used it for rebuilding a yacht cabin and a wooden camper mostly
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By Dan
West Systems has good stuff, been using them...

West Systems has good stuff, been using them since the 80's
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dan
Diff's don't slip, either work or not, they do...

Diff's don't slip, either work or not, they do get play in them, Are you sure it's not the transmission or clutch slipping?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By Dan
Since you are carbureted, I would suggest an...

Since you are carbureted, I would suggest an inline switch in the line feeding power to the ignition coil. Good quality switch, wires and connectors. Just trace the hot wire from the coil back into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,228
Posted By Dan
I'll drive my 85 740 anywhere. Run up to Deer...

I'll drive my 85 740 anywhere. Run up to Deer Park WA and back (400 miles) a few times a year, drove it from TX to MT last year (2k miles) Drive it to Missoula (120 mile round trip) a couple times a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 52,527
Posted By Dan
1980

1980
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 52,527
Posted By Dan
Doing some repairs to our CJ5 this winter. Maybe...

Doing some repairs to our CJ5 this winter. Maybe will plan a roadtrip to come visit next summer and check out /compare the two, might be fun
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dan
Cam is fine, need to open up that exhaust. 2.25...

Cam is fine, need to open up that exhaust. 2.25 is too small for that combo, bigger exhaust will allow faster spool
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dan
How big is the tailpipe exhaust?

How big is the tailpipe exhaust?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,985
Posted By Dan
https://www.belmetric.com/smooth-high-pressure-oem...

https://www.belmetric.com/smooth-high-pressure-oem-c-14_139/rh12x18hp-smooth-high-pressure-12x18mm-p-961.html?zenid=aqq44q0ru6es99oj6o3kti1ff0
Forum: website & board 08-30-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,521
Posted By Dan
I use both my android phone and a windows PC...

I use both my android phone and a windows PC (Opera and Brave browsers) no issues at all
Forum: website & board 08-29-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,521
Posted By Dan
Not seeing this on my end either

Not seeing this on my end either
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,266
Posted By Dan
Normally, but once you have rust, it may take...

Normally, but once you have rust, it may take more additive to stop it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,266
Posted By Dan
Usually rust causes brown, really good flush,...

Usually rust causes brown, really good flush, then coolant with anti rust additives, but it will still take a while to get it clean...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By Dan
The quicker it gets to operating temp, the...

The quicker it gets to operating temp, the better, your location is good
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dan
helpful info How long does it need to live?...

helpful info
How long does it need to live? (how many KM, or miles?)
Whats your budget?
The longer it needs to live, the more it costs.
To do it right (last more than 50 miles), here's a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dan
rock auto close out stuffs 5/2019

https://www.rockauto.com/RSS/vehiclefeeds.php?carcode=1288672&m=wc&l=en&html=true
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,189
Posted By Dan
Cullen is coming by to visit tonight. I will see...

Cullen is coming by to visit tonight. I will see if he is indeed real
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,592
Posted By Dan
Did the center bearing support rubber get...

Did the center bearing support rubber get replaced too?
Forum: website & board 04-01-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By Dan
No, Just means, don't post cc info or bank...

No, Just means, don't post cc info or bank account #'s here on the forum ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,725
Posted By Dan
I have a 700 r4 with .76 OD, 3.73 rear gears I...

I have a 700 r4 with .76 OD, 3.73 rear gears I turn 2450 at 70 with converter locked. I will probably go to a numerically lower gear when this one breaks, but I am a cruiser more than a racer
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,539
Posted By Dan
Thanks, Good to know of this

Thanks, Good to know of this
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