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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Have an ECU to try. Can you close the...

Have an ECU to try.

Can you close the relay and get it to start?

Seen some hilarious setups on 561s that basically somehow work but just won't close the relay. :lol:

How's the crank angle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Restore to stock offet/known good 14" tires with...

Restore to stock offet/known good 14" tires with proper alignment?

ZF rack or wandery cam with shot passenger side guide bushings like basically all of the '87+ style racks are by now?
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
What axle ratio/tire size/weight/aerodynamic...

What axle ratio/tire size/weight/aerodynamic drag/rolling resistance of vehicle?
What terrain?

185R14 245 tire size & 4.10s with 16V Torque converter seems to be tolerable with the average...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The '86-'93 rear was about the only bumper saved...

The '86-'93 rear was about the only bumper saved complete for some reason, all the marginal covers got chucked & aluminum recycled.

Shoot a message if you wish.

The 1973+ alum bumpers fall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
86-93 sedan or wagon works/same, trim is...

86-93 sedan or wagon works/same, trim is different sedan or wagon in the back.
83-85 toy bumpers work with appropriate 83-85 sedan or wagon trim (depending what it's being bolted to) & shocks, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 313,243
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Welded together early torque rods hang onto the...

Welded together early torque rods hang onto the motor fine in John Lane's old car?

Rubber both ends is probably fine if it's captured, so +1? :e-shrug:

Nice to have little/no noise, but let the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Point is, the B-cam car won't get any better...

Point is, the B-cam car won't get any better economy with a 3.54, you'll just lug it/get reversion with the overlap EGR B-cam & stock wagon sized tires in normal use.

.40 over and a little more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
L-cam produces M-cam power curve with a B21 is...

L-cam produces M-cam power curve with a B21 is all, some of us actually do these things, dyno them or degree wheel them.
It may well happen 500RPM later wide open on the dyno, but with all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
More usable power, better gearing &/or better...

More usable power, better gearing &/or better aerodynamics IDK? :e-shrug:

Something's gotta give...

The M46 1st is a stump puller.
That was common for late 70s/80s eurotrash cars, had to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
3.54 is a bit tall for a B21F. & a LOT...

3.54 is a bit tall for a B21F.

& a LOT harder to find in 1031 than 3.73/virtually impossible to find in 1031 in 200 series housing, if that matters.

Are you running comparable size tires to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
More than one ground wire is often joined...

More than one ground wire is often joined together into 1 branching out with a crimp under the intake much like the injector wires.


That’s a real outside shot though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
On latter 7/9s i wanna say the temp gauge is...

On latter 7/9s i wanna say the temp gauge is 2-pin and shares a grounding point on the intake manifold that is also shared by the engine coolant temp sensor?

It's rare, but once in a great while...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Clean leaves, install snow cap?

Clean leaves, install snow cap?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
IDK never had a problem with it so never had a...

IDK never had a problem with it so never had a reason to deviate from stock which seems like a thick well made piece. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The 1971+ 140 x-flow stock copper brass radiator...

The 1971+ 140 x-flow stock copper brass radiator fed plenty of air from the late 1971+ air pickup front end and maybe a good chin spoiler.
Much more effective cooling than the -1970 radiator.

As...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,088
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Not necessarily if its deemed "drivable" in that...

Not necessarily if its deemed "drivable" in that state aka taillight substantially intact and just dented/looks bad but by all accounts road legal.

They'll stick you with it/no rental if they in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,088
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
:lol:Quarter panel replacement on an old Volvo...

:lol:Quarter panel replacement on an old Volvo piece of crap? Surely, you jest?

Local competent body shop labor rates are that low?
Even 90k miles, in a state that heavily regulates the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Cars are too old for federal implied warranties,...

Cars are too old for federal implied warranties, what's the motivation to manufacture parts to rigorous/stringent standards to last for an ~10 year chassis warranty as well as avoid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,463
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Packing tape not good enough for 7/9 guys? ...

Packing tape not good enough for 7/9 guys?

Just reporting from the field...

TB; without pics it's worthless...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,285
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
02 sensor socket? :lol: If you haven't made...

02 sensor socket? :lol:

If you haven't made sure the engine isn't kivving out/fuel injection is running tip top before running full-load on the highway, you've probably got bigger problems.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,516
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The lines are apt to rub thru with worn motor...

The lines are apt to rub thru with worn motor mounts, the 1993 condenser galvanically corrodes, & the compressor can often be worn out at this late date/200Kmi+ of even fairly pampered use give or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Thumbs up Warm traditional yellowy halogen light ~3200k is...

Warm traditional yellowy halogen light ~3200k is better for seeing shapes in cool damp foggy weather and focusing the beam, just sayin’.

Unless you desire every bit of fog/water droplet imaginable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,507
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Even in fairly heavy (not yet Atlanta bad, but...

Even in fairly heavy (not yet Atlanta bad, but the infrastructure here is reaching bay-area/atlanta levels, soon to be Hell.A-Scape), an EFI 240, unless it's like -40 out, should get about 18ish city...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,918
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Looks nice.

Looks nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Sounds good

Sounds good
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Got the OE cable w/adjuster. Install an OE...

Got the OE cable w/adjuster.
Install an OE cable and a washer and RTV on firewall for now?

Go find a firewall panel and the 4-5 hours to change it later?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,382
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^A lot of planes use/used straight 30 weight oil...

^A lot of planes use/used straight 30 weight oil or the like.

0W-30/0W-40 oil in a modern synthetic in a car will flows much more easily at sub freezing temps..

They not sell/have in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,382
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
IIRC 762 injectors are stock. 2000W inverter...

IIRC 762 injectors are stock.

2000W inverter powering remote actuated relay for 750-1kw frost plug replacement block heater and/or battery blanket? :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
*shrug* seems to work eh? Unless you do a lot...

*shrug* seems to work eh?
Unless you do a lot of towing with an N/A 240, the 700Ts seem to make it to 200-250K miles+ on one transmission on abusive/minimal fluid changes/some nice black fluid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,382
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Assuming the engine has basically healthy / even...

Assuming the engine has basically healthy / even compression cold(ish) (tan colored plugs are good)...

0W slippery oil really helps.
Low octane volatile fuel without too much water in it/Aviation...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Add a thermostat? IDK, stock USA 700Turbos...

Add a thermostat?

IDK, stock USA 700Turbos have it going to the cute little beautifully made/installed setrab made cooler first and then the radiator for a warmup thereafter I wanna say?

244T...
Forum: showroom 02-07-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,294
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Rule #1 of Turbopricks: Alllways Be...

Rule #1 of Turbopricks:
Alllways Be Crushing!...and cali pays you ~$1500 to #cru**** if you plead poverty
:mods:

That said, thru bolt something to the inner fender both sides and pull on it with...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,422
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Not really a significant step forward in any...

Not really a significant step forward in any measurable way other than stronger stock rods that are effectively stronger with a shorter deck block that you can now buy for dirt nothing for the Volvo...
Forum: showroom 02-06-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,294
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
So, it needs a little pull and -1985 190...

So, it needs a little pull and -1985 190 "butter-cream" Yellow fenders, core support and hood amirite?

Good luck?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,309
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Copy pasted from an old e-mail, TL;DR, HTH and...

Copy pasted from an old e-mail, TL;DR, HTH and all that:

T5s input shaft/5th gear swap with garden variety gear pullers/various orielly/harbor fright tools is straight forward enough & well...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,309
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
2.95 1st M400/M410/M40/M41/T5 w/4.10s & a...

2.95 1st M400/M410/M40/M41/T5 w/4.10s & a 4cylinder is pretty good all around for a driver/budget somewhat quicker street car with stock diameter tires.

Volvo cars got heavier, engines produced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It's winter? Avoid the problem? IDK, don't bother...

It's winter? Avoid the problem? IDK, don't bother just put a sturdy male-bale barb on it and forget about it? That thing is only used on the max a/c / heat all the way off anyway?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,169
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
AW55 in an ‘81-82 car to AW-7x is usually a...

AW55 in an ‘81-82 car to AW-7x is usually a pretty painless swap.

1980 & earlier cars don’t have the captive nuts in the frame rail. Sometime in 1981 they appear as some rare 82 n/a cars and all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,777
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
They're ~10 years older running around on...

They're ~10 years older running around on toothpaste with smaller pinion bearings that are all hammered out give or take a somewhat loose pinion nut and making a little noise already when that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Cant really go “wrong” with the BNE parts. ...

Cant really go “wrong” with the BNE parts.

In that particular location, noise has to make it thru the tires, shock and spring before it resonates in the body. The rubber is there to allow for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Picturing a bunch of stuff added to the panels,...

Picturing a bunch of stuff added to the panels, glued together plastic and rockwool fire/sound deadening bat being stuffed in everyone’s hoopts. Random Home Depot reflective stuff and tar heh, rock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,777
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I’m a hack, but If the carrier bearings look...

I’m a hack, but If the carrier bearings look decent/it pries out smooth but with some resistance, I just recycle the shims and bearings from whatever carrier was in it onto the new carefully and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Fact: The entire old volvo driving polulace wants...

Fact: The entire old volvo driving polulace wants to make their old noisy car noisier knowing it's the best race car ever!

Getting another easy decade+ from the car that was supposed to be dead at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I really don't get why you guys panic and think...

I really don't get why you guys panic and think the sky is falling and you need to buy a bunch of ben stuff (not that it isn't decent).

The early cars here have nice toxic rubber in the mounts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I have some PNW cool weather actual old school Oe...

I have some PNW cool weather actual old school Oe ones that don’t fail prematurely.

Just been using those with the 15A plates...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,555
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
1998 V70 T5 with a stick shift if you can find...

1998 V70 T5 with a stick shift if you can find one that's:
A: Not totally trashed.
B: At all given they only sold like 200 of them.

And it'd be 2 years older than your subaru and with a more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 09:04 AM
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Views: 1,691
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
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Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,926
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I've just replaced all the janky accessory...

I've just replaced all the janky accessory bushings, cheap o-rings, insulated the capillary tube on the T-stat switch, replaced the old natural rubber hoses and had them charged with R12 with no...
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