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Forum: events 05-02-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 64,288
Posted By isaac
Damn Kenny you did a really good job on that...

Damn Kenny you did a really good job on that final sendoff.

Mike, amazing work getting it to people who otherwise would never have seen this thing. It meant a lot. Thank you for everything you've...
Forum: events 04-14-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 31,255
Posted By isaac
HEYO

HEYO
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By isaac
Well I solved this problem. I swapped all the...

Well I solved this problem. I swapped all the plugs a couple months back and it went away, but then came back a few weeks later. Then a few weeks ago I started to get a miss at full boost, so the...
Forum: showroom 04-28-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 50,654
Posted By isaac
It is amazing how casually you wrote this post...

It is amazing how casually you wrote this post for how great that build job is. You have clearly done this before and are very damn good at it.

(Looks at damage on page 3)

Oh **** that sucks....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By isaac
This engine can take a lot of different types oil...

This engine can take a lot of different types oil but I use Pennzoil 10w30. If you start with synthetic now it's a lot easier than changing to it later when it'll clean off all the caked on goo in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By isaac
Alright, well rock on.

Alright, well rock on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By isaac
Well since you say it goes crazy, black smoke...

Well since you say it goes crazy, black smoke rich (it should if it's below 10:1) then I doubt the IAC is doing it. It sounds like a coolant temp sensor or AMM. Both are easy to do electrical tests...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By isaac
This:...

This: http://www.ebay.com/itm/VOLVO-V70-T5-2-3-850-97-TD04HL-16T-Turbo-CHRA-Cartridge-/301132559151?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item461ce6332f&vxp=mtr


16T center cartridge. Unbolt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By isaac
BTW if you're checking wires, do it in the dark....

BTW if you're checking wires, do it in the dark. Spray water on them and look for a lightning storm. That'll tell you if the wires are old and literally leaking spark.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By isaac
Sounds to me like a bad driveshaft U-joint....

Sounds to me like a bad driveshaft U-joint. They're sensitive to load. I've had a few cars that only did it when you were going fast. Push in clutch and load goes away. You could just disconnect it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By isaac
Are the spark plugs platinums? Those things do...

Are the spark plugs platinums? Those things do terrible in turbo redblocks. Coppers or Supers are far better. I'm talking the difference between running badly and instantly running fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,303
Posted By isaac
As soon as I read "spitting out of the intake" I...

As soon as I read "spitting out of the intake" I immediately thought of all the problems I've had with cars that ended up having an airflow meter problem (including 240s). Every single one of them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,010
Posted By isaac
This. If the otherwise reasonable JYs around here...

This. If the otherwise reasonable JYs around here hadn't started jacking up the prices on all the engines (a "complete" engine with no accessories is $250) I'd be stockpiling squirters. Those things...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By isaac
Not to be a wallet holocaust denier but is there...

Not to be a wallet holocaust denier but is there a chance you've been "programmed" to think it can only be done at the dealer since you work at the dealer?

It's just I've owned more than a dozen...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By isaac
Reprogramming keyless transmitters

So I've been researching this since yesterday and the jury is clearly still out on this one. It looks like there's variations for procedures, components needed, and whether it's even possible at all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,461
Posted By isaac
Yeah I'm kinda interested in that too. As the...

Yeah I'm kinda interested in that too. As the owner of an E34, a 240 and a V70, they all strike me as pretty equally comfortable seats but the black leathers in the E34 look real nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,461
Posted By isaac
Damn that was a good thread. Thanks! Kinda...

Damn that was a good thread. Thanks!

Kinda sucks but I had ganked a keyless remote from a JY V70 because my V70 didn't come with a remote, but I can't get the reprogramming trick to work on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,461
Posted By isaac
Wait, how do you swap that into a 740? ...

Wait, how do you swap that into a 740?




I did that in my 245 a long time ago, front to rear, two layers deep in some areas. I used mostly home depot carpet padding (think they stopped selling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,461
Posted By isaac
That actually seems like something you could just...

That actually seems like something you could just plain rip off another car (if you could find and rewire the temperature probe if it doesn't have a module somewhere else). That's a damn good idea....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,461
Posted By isaac
What have you modernized on your old Volvo?

I remember when I had my 83 245DL, and I'd ride in an 850 or V/S70 at a TB meet, I really always wanted all creature comforts they had, minus damn near everything else about them.

The big one I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,637
Posted By isaac
http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/1451/85392302.j...

http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/1451/85392302.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By isaac
Makes me think a 72l in a 3.31 car would be a...

Makes me think a 72l in a 3.31 car would be a hell of a freeway cruise setup
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Damnit I forgot about Gary being super helpful...

Damnit I forgot about Gary being super helpful with things in PMs. That guy's a M&NP all-star.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Btw you disrespectful cockbag, in case you don't...

Btw you disrespectful cockbag, in case you don't know when the whole +T concept started, do the math on what you just wrote: I've been teaching how to kill Volvos for 13 years. I did more with $200...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Mike wins this on the last turn, Athlon, tommy,...

Mike wins this on the last turn, Athlon, tommy, the truck mechanic, jerry and the machine get medals, and holy catballs some of you guys should go pro at being internet douchebags. Swear I could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Psychopath: I am sorry for calling you a...

Psychopath: I am sorry for calling you a psychopath. People shouldn't know who you are until you give them permission, as per social mores. That's to say you were only trying to keep the roads safe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Are you honestly suggesting that a plastic bag,...

Are you honestly suggesting that a plastic bag, duct tape, zip ties and some grease are more expensive than driveshaft from the junkyard? Because they're not. I go to the JY all the time. Driveshafts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Every one of the things you wrote is a form of...

Every one of the things you wrote is a form of trolling. Cut that out. This is a hypothetical thread about a spare car I bought for the hell of it you ****ing psychopath.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Oh for ****'s sake the first post? Really? ...

Oh for ****'s sake the first post? Really?

Gary I've been on TB for damn near 13 years and +T'd a 245 into the 14s for $200 worth of parts. Of course I'm serious. And I'm talking about hosed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By isaac
Is it possible to loosen up driveshaft u-joints?

Crazy idea inside!

So the 277,000 mile 89 244DL I just bought with an AW70 in it runs great except the driveshaft clearly is making some noise. It goes away on coast, comes on under acceleration,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By isaac
God...so many fails. Hopefully somebody...

God...so many fails.

Hopefully somebody answered your questions because I can't stomach it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,328
Posted By isaac
Dude drink that ****. Yes it's just the...

Dude drink that ****.

Yes it's just the head gasket, unless you've been driving like this forever. If shimmering metal comes out in the oil that'll be a good indicator if you ate bearings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By isaac
This would seemingly make sense, but a) I already...

This would seemingly make sense, but a) I already said I replaced the entirety of the PCV system with OEM Volvo parts and b) I already said there's no evidence of leakage there.

If there was a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By isaac
That was my first guess too, but the only wire...

That was my first guess too, but the only wire affected by engine movement is the coil wire, and it's fine. I've made sure to slack out the No. 1 wire and it still shoots off.

As for plugs, I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By isaac
Blowing off spark plug boots

Bizarre problem on the 98 V70 T5 these days: The #1 spark plug boot launches off the plug under boost. None of the other wires do this. It does it every time I hold the throttle down for more than 3...
Forum: events 10-14-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7424/10280986216_f47...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7424/10280986216_f474cfca22_c.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7425/10281047226_f242c3109c_c.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3751/10281027665_b9753a035f_c.jpg
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Forum: events 10-13-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
That's pretty impressive. I had a Miata that ran...

That's pretty impressive. I had a Miata that ran 4000-4500rpm on the freeway and killed an AC pulley on its second trip with me, just on revs alone.
Forum: events 10-13-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Thanks for the meet, racing, meat, and...

Thanks for the meet, racing, meat, and schwasting. 253,000 mile V70T5 ran great all the way and returned 27.2mpg roundtrip, shenanigans and many drag runs included.
Forum: events 10-12-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Well git down

Well git down
Forum: events 10-11-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Inbound, eta 7.5 hours

Inbound, eta 7.5 hours
Forum: events 10-10-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Well I'd prefer not to drive a 1,000 mile round...

Well I'd prefer not to drive a 1,000 mile round trip if it really is a BHG.

Hooked the boost gauge up and it turns out I was running 15psi with stock everything except the NA cams. 16T, stock...
Forum: events 10-10-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Look you're just not gettin it. Upper...

Look you're just not gettin it.

Upper radiator hose looked like a snake that ate two rats but it turned out it was pretty soft as is. Replacing that but hoping it's not a BHG situation, which...
Forum: events 10-10-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Plugs all look identical so there's that. I'm...

Plugs all look identical so there's that. I'm thinking bent rod though.
Forum: events 10-10-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
So compression results after me hearing lumpiness...

So compression results after me hearing lumpiness are as follows: 150, 155, 126, 160, 152. All rise at the same rate as each other, no oil injection needed. That one low cylinder is 82% of the...
Forum: events 10-10-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
So I was deathly ill Sun/Mon and just got very...

So I was deathly ill Sun/Mon and just got very lightheaded and nauseous at work and fought off the worst **** of my life on the way home. Will see how I hold out
Forum: events 10-07-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Either you're joking or my burn missed its...

Either you're joking or my burn missed its intended target and hit you.



Baseball bat engage.
Forum: events 10-06-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
"I think there's gonna be a lot more than three...

"I think there's gonna be a lot more than three people at SE," he said in his best Ursan impression.
Forum: events 10-05-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Especially since he probably works in a shoe...

Especially since he probably works in a shoe store.
Forum: events 10-05-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Awww

Awww
Forum: events 10-04-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 29,460
Posted By isaac
Somebody's never been to college

Somebody's never been to college
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