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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 167
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Posted By stick70
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0186KO9E8?psc=1&re...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0186KO9E8?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_pd_title

Christ apparently I paid $70 for those things...I remembered that incorrectly.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
Fingers crossed!

Fingers crossed!
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
I'm also working to get some speakers in this...

I'm also working to get some speakers in this thing, although the radio isn't in yet. I bought these pods off of amazon and they worked out pretty well. They didn't come with any means to mount them...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
This is trivial and minor, but FINALLY I got my...

This is trivial and minor, but FINALLY I got my water temp gauge to work. It reads a little on the high side, but it's good enough for a reference. As pictured is right as the fan cuts on, so if it...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9,427
Views: 2,938,351
Posted By stick70
Thanks! I'm contemplating trying to find a...

Thanks!

I'm contemplating trying to find a manual V50 r design myself
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,984
Posted By stick70
Yeah I'm trying to get my stuff right so I can. I...

Yeah I'm trying to get my stuff right so I can. I need to put my car on the dyno. Honestly though I was shocked how well the ITB setup worked out. I've done very little tuning and aside from an...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By stick70
I've had good luck with the SEM color coat,...

I've had good luck with the SEM color coat, haven't used the duplicolor stuff. I painted the dash, door pockets, console, and armrest 10 years ago and its still on there. I do need to go over the...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,984
Posted By stick70
:bow: rough around the edges but it's slowly...

:bow: rough around the edges but it's slowly getting where I want it.


Look into the ITB mode with MS3. It's what I'm on and has been treating me well so far.

I really need to address the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,984
Posted By stick70
This will be awesome. Congrats on building the...

This will be awesome. Congrats on building the perfect 122.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 105,747
Posted By stick70
+1 Good job dude, looks killer.

+1

Good job dude, looks killer.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 85,593
Posted By stick70
I'm very interested in what you've got planned...

I'm very interested in what you've got planned for idle control. I'm currently running without, and while it's fine, it would be nice to have good idle cold starts without my input.
Forum: events 02-19-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By stick70
Nope, 544 is sold. Same guy I sold a 122 sedan to...

Nope, 544 is sold. Same guy I sold a 122 sedan to a few years ago, he's collecting all kinds of old volvos.
Forum: events 02-11-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By stick70
Why not, I should be around

Why not, I should be around
Forum: showroom 01-31-2019, 05:59 PM
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Views: 2,512,204
Posted By stick70
Hell yes

Hell yes
Forum: showroom 01-30-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9,427
Views: 2,938,351
Posted By stick70
https://i.imgur.com/6rgDRfJ.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/6rgDRfJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DPOI9bV.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/j8NzDiv.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 115,133
Posted By stick70
I love this car, the engine bay is put together...

I love this car, the engine bay is put together how mine should be
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 191,935
Posted By stick70
Looks good! Where's that pod gonna mount? ...

Looks good! Where's that pod gonna mount?

Returnless fuel system?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 21,193
Posted By stick70
The bar looks good! Bonus on making it to where...

The bar looks good! Bonus on making it to where you can get it out of the car. Helps with paint and finish welding if nothing else.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,842
Posted By stick70
I like where this is headed, keep it up.

I like where this is headed, keep it up.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 105,747
Posted By stick70
I like those heater tubes, mine will have to be...

I like those heater tubes, mine will have to be something similar. The nipple behind the head on my car is behind the firewall, didn't have time to tackle that during the install.
Forum: article composition 01-03-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 91,553
Posted By stick70
I'm going to cliffnote some pilot bearing info...

I'm going to cliffnote some pilot bearing info for a T5 trans here, it's probably my #1 asked question.

For -97? whiteblocks afik use this:


For 98+ whiteblocks afik use this:


You need...
Forum: events 01-02-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By stick70
Plan on being there in my wagon, it needs some...

Plan on being there in my wagon, it needs some dyno time.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
They really are. At that engine speed on the...

They really are. At that engine speed on the highway the torque is there on demand, and plentiful. You can pull up mountains in 5th in this thing if you want.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
I like it. It's quieter than my 242 T5 is I'll...

I like it. It's quieter than my 242 T5 is I'll tell you that, I don't have any (trans) rattles to speak of. This is a rebuilt trans fwiw, all gears aside from 5th and reverse are new, along with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By stick70
As in options fitted from the factory etc? ...

As in options fitted from the factory etc?

http://www.volvoamazonpictures.se/typeinformation/typeinformation.php

As far as a carfax type report I can't help there. Maybe a classic car insurance...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 71,441
Posted By stick70
Good to see this is still around, 122 wagons ftw.

Good to see this is still around, 122 wagons ftw.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
Thanks! I hope to drive it to California and...

Thanks!

I hope to drive it to California and back in the next couple years!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
Thanks! I really dig the tach. I wanted...

Thanks!

I really dig the tach. I wanted something that would be period, and aside from the white LED lighting this fits the bill perfectly. At least with LED lights I'll actually be able to see...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
At long last I've found a tach I'm happy with and...

At long last I've found a tach I'm happy with and I'm putting it in. I'm running a contemporary Smith's 52mm unit, with just a universal pod. The pod is a little too shallow, but it's the best I...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 85,593
Posted By stick70
The headers are looking good! I had to switch to...

The headers are looking good! I had to switch to bolts in order to remove mine from the car, and even then it needed a little fender bashing to make it possible.

Looks tight around that steering...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
Meh. I mean I'd have to care first. I actually...

Meh. I mean I'd have to care first. I actually had a good set but they got went with a 122 sedan I sold a while back.

The car is far from finished but I'm happy with it. The trip was some bucket...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
I'm in love with the sound of this car. The itbs...

I'm in love with the sound of this car. The itbs really have been great. The stay synced and I haven't touched them since I left for my trip.



Nah my hinges are just that bent :lol: I can't...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,439
Posted By stick70
Hell yeah, this is badass.

Hell yeah, this is badass.
Forum: showroom 11-05-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By stick70
As far as wheels go there are always wheels from...

As far as wheels go there are always wheels from other older volvo models, turbo 740/240s come to mind. BMW has some cool wheels you can score on the cheap too, though you will need adapters. User...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
Thanks guys! I want to make it a little quieter...

Thanks guys! I want to make it a little quieter but keep the same tone, it's pretty loud in there. Currently I'm running a Jegs brand chambered muffler and a small resonator from some aftermarket...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
So FINALLY. I took a video in this thing. It's...

So FINALLY. I took a video in this thing. It's loud, a little sketchy, lots of stuff rattles. But I love it:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4RucKuNWeZs"...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 85,593
Posted By stick70
I thought my throttles were from a '01 or '00,...

I thought my throttles were from a '01 or '00, but I can't totally remember. I know they were cast as pairs, not individually like yours. I had to cut one of mine in half to make the center throttle...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,106
Posted By stick70
My S70 has ceramic coated Wiseco pistons in it...

My S70 has ceramic coated Wiseco pistons in it and I've had zero issues out of them. I haven't had the head off since the build, but it's been 100k+ miles.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 85,593
Posted By stick70
Hell yes, this will be badass. I was so worried...

Hell yes, this will be badass. I was so worried about idle issues etc on mine with the ITBs but they've given me zero trouble. I do realize you're running 7 more than me though :-P

I must have...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
Thanks man, it's a blast! I'm honestly surprised...

Thanks man, it's a blast! I'm honestly surprised at how well everything is working out. It's still a hooptie in a lot of ways but mechanically it's pretty good and proving to be reliable.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
No I just filled out the form online and they...

No I just filled out the form online and they sent me plates sight unseen. It wasn't cheap though, you owe them 7% of NADA book value on tax. I'll be transferring to NC here soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,139
Posted By stick70
I went to peterpalooza in NJ this past weekend...

I went to peterpalooza in NJ this past weekend and Owen shot some sweet pictures:

https://i.imgur.com/6rgDRfJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/B9QBey3.jpg?1

The car is running great. I'm super happy...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 166,026
Posted By stick70
I haven't read your whole thread, but its...

I haven't read your whole thread, but its interesting reading about your steering experiments. I just ended up bending my pitman/idler arms to compensate for bump steer. I can't say that it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 46,364
Posted By stick70
Not sure if you figured this out, but you first...

Not sure if you figured this out, but you first spin the knob itself off, then that spin nut you're fighting with has to come off. I've had more than one 122 where that thing was seized on there. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 53,143
Posted By stick70
I don't see why not. I'm running a 960...

I don't see why not. I'm running a 960 bellhousing on my wagon to mate it to the T5 trans
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 53,143
Posted By stick70
I didn't read your previous posts, what...

I didn't read your previous posts, what year/model is your engine from? One takes a bushing, the other a bearing. I'll dig up the part number for the bearing, it's in one of Alex Buchka's threads....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 85,593
Posted By stick70
Damn that fits in there really well.

Damn that fits in there really well.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By stick70
I can't give you recommendations on what to buy,...

I can't give you recommendations on what to buy, but I will say I've been underwhelmed with EBC greenstuffs in mine. They took forever to break in and even after they're just meh. Plus the rears are...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 99,975
Posted By stick70
lolol. I meant to but then I stopped working on...

lolol. I meant to but then I stopped working on the car :e-shrug:

The photobucket chrome fix works decent for pictures I didn't delete from PB outright.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,802
Posted By stick70
White on red ftw. I feel like that's one of the...

White on red ftw. I feel like that's one of the harder color combos to find.
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