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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By IansPlatinum
I paid for a blue box volvo coil for my 240. It...

I paid for a blue box volvo coil for my 240. It was a bosch brazil coil. Didn't even say Volvo anywhere on the coil. I could have saved $10 had I known it was exactly the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By IansPlatinum
I killed the 140's coil by using it on the 1800ES...

I killed the 140's coil by using it on the 1800ES when I still had it (I was doing some diagnostics). Not sure if it was a no-no to use a B20B coil on a D-jet car, but it died within a dozen miles....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By IansPlatinum
Likely rear cam seal or valve cover seal. ...

Likely rear cam seal or valve cover seal.

Use a mechanic's mirror and observe beneath the distributor area to confirm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By IansPlatinum
Ignition Coil Recommendation

Looking for a recommended ignition coil for my 1971 145S (B20B). The distributor uses points. I'm not switching to electric ignition.

I've seen people run the Bosch blue, but also have heard...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 893
Posted By IansPlatinum
Hope the chinese vulcanization holds up

Hope the chinese vulcanization holds up
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By IansPlatinum
You were correct sir. It is there, just very...

You were correct sir. It is there, just very lightly marked. The T in the T cam was much deeper.

https://i.imgur.com/eXqKAbqh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/34DiFcOh.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 893
Posted By IansPlatinum
The vibration doesn't typically "snap" a crank...

The vibration doesn't typically "snap" a crank from my understanding... Maybe thru fatigue, but I think the primary concern is wearing down the main bearings at a faster rate. A bunch of engineers...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By IansPlatinum
Today Boat received a T cam and STS adjustable...

Today Boat received a T cam and STS adjustable gear.

Also, a new rear cam seal, cam seal retainer, and front crank seal.

A subtle increase in low end torque. Next up is a LH3.1 conversion and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By IansPlatinum
How much $$$???

How much $$$???
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By IansPlatinum
Just pulled what I believe to be a stock M cam...

Just pulled what I believe to be a stock M cam from my 1992 245... no marking on the end. :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 893
Posted By IansPlatinum
Correct, they are not 'tuned', but they DO...

Correct, they are not 'tuned', but they DO provide a non-negligible increase in the damping coefficient to the system, which acts to reduce the amplitude of vibration felt by the crank shaft.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By IansPlatinum
If you have stock torque rods and put in poly,...

If you have stock torque rods and put in poly, you will run the risk of cracking or breaking them on fast turns.

It's basically a 4 link solid axle suspension. Any deflection of the rear axle...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By IansPlatinum
Well if you have a fat rear bar, you're not...

Well if you have a fat rear bar, you're not really going to be able to articulate much anyways. But it depends how you use your car. Poly in the rear causes suspension binding, basically giving you a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 893
Posted By IansPlatinum
Keep in mind that solid metal harmonic balancers...

Keep in mind that solid metal harmonic balancers remove all damping capabilities. The rubber is there to damp crank vibrations, primarily radially from what my professors said while I was in school....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,701
Posted By IansPlatinum
Rear engine mount in good shape? If it's leaked...

Rear engine mount in good shape? If it's leaked its hydraulic fluid, it will be lower than normal
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By IansPlatinum
Correct Distributor for 1971 145S

Diving back into my inop 145S, noticed it has a 007 distributor. From what I can gather, this is not the correct distributor. Is the 099 distributor correct for the 71 B20B? Is the existing 007...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,701
Posted By IansPlatinum
Is the collision after the flex joint? You could...

Is the collision after the flex joint? You could try having your mechanic adjust some exhaust hangers to "lift" the pipe away from the sway bar
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By IansPlatinum
T cam for low end torque. Y'all can tease all...

T cam for low end torque. Y'all can tease all y'all want, but this engine rarely gets revved over 3K. It's a utility car / highway cruiser / camping car, not a racer. The T cam is supposed to result...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By IansPlatinum
It was packaged very professionally and I'm sure...

It was packaged very professionally and I'm sure it will give me the low end oomf I'm looking for.

Also, I hit the mecca of 240 mileage today:

https://i.imgur.com/7rKslywh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By IansPlatinum
Not much today, just an oil change and engine bay...

Not much today, just an oil change and engine bay scrub & shine.
https://i.imgur.com/Olkk9Aoh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/BO83Rqrh.jpg
T-cam procured, up next is a cam swap, shim job, new rear plug &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,391
Posted By IansPlatinum
Keep in mind, your abs has valves whose purpose...

Keep in mind, your abs has valves whose purpose it is to shut off or maintain pressure to certain hydraulic lines, controlling the actuation of the brakes of individual wheels. If the valves are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By IansPlatinum
I think my issue might be related to the exhaust...

I think my issue might be related to the exhaust supports, since my exhaust doesn't have a flex joint. Raise your car and wiggle (with decent force) the front muffler/resonator- mine would shake the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By IansPlatinum
I have a similar issue, about to look at the...

I have a similar issue, about to look at the balancer. When you checked it, did you mark it with paint like hiperf shows? It would be hard to notice relative movement of two objects rotating at 15...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,984
Posted By IansPlatinum
Have you hit up your local radiator shop to get a...

Have you hit up your local radiator shop to get a guesstimate? Might be more affordable than you think.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By IansPlatinum
Some good wagoning this weekend at Hagerman...

Some good wagoning this weekend at Hagerman wildlife preserve
https://i.imgur.com/JUtpyUQh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,984
Posted By IansPlatinum
And to think you almost sold it... and to think I...

And to think you almost sold it... and to think I was considering buying it ;-)

Keep it up dude. There was a guy around tx with a green 142 named dwight, saw him drive past a couple times but...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By IansPlatinum
Glam shots from march: Some glamping in...

Glam shots from march:

Some glamping in Austin

https://i.imgur.com/4Y932aLh.jpg

Only one to attend volvo meetup that got cancelled due to rain :(

https://i.imgur.com/AiixoCmh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By IansPlatinum
"Boat", the 1992 240 Wagon

Starting this thread primarily to organize my plans and goals, and document progress along the way.

I use this car mostly as a utility vehicle, like I would an enclosed (90s & early 2000s) Ford...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
I'm not putting any extra power to my wheels....

I'm not putting any extra power to my wheels. Stock NA B230 right now.

As of right now, I didn't ream the mounting holes, or use a reducer sleeve.

So far, friction seems to keep it in place. A...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
https://i.imgur.com/baJg0yVh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/baJg0yVh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/wZYFamRh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/CA4OVpUh.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By IansPlatinum
Went ahead and ordered an STS bearing

Went ahead and ordered an STS bearing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By IansPlatinum
Is this too much play in center bearing support?

Looked back a few years over threads but didn't find any videos. Does this look like too much play? How much is normal?

I'm not experiencing any weird wobbles or vibration, just noticed it while...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
Installed. Need an angle finder to fine tune...

Installed. Need an angle finder to fine tune pinion angle. Right now it's eyeballed.

Went with swedged tube AFC-19511 from summit. 11" was perfect. For now, I kept the 12mm hardware and just...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By IansPlatinum
I call dibs on your old seat skins for 14.99

I call dibs on your old seat skins for 14.99
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By IansPlatinum
Pull seats and inspect webbing. Those seats were...

Pull seats and inspect webbing. Those seats were supposedly of the comfiest in their day, according to car review mags from the 60s/70s. 48 years later, they're not gonna feel so nice. There's some...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,984
Posted By IansPlatinum
I was blown away with how quickly my random...

I was blown away with how quickly my random orbital did its job. Griot orbital with griot's compound. Same year, same color paint.
https://i.imgur.com/eKnJb6Ch.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,984
Posted By IansPlatinum
Haha, I feel ya. That's why I snagged my 71. Get...

Haha, I feel ya. That's why I snagged my 71. Get the new griot's compound, I was blown away. Their boss pads are the beez kneez too
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,984
Posted By IansPlatinum
I'm just glad you kept the damn thing and didn't...

I'm just glad you kept the damn thing and didn't sell & regret like the 145. Congrats.

And if you upgrade your orbital and compound game, that paint really will come back to life. And that will...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 85,834
Posted By IansPlatinum
... asbestos insulation? What does that look like...

... asbestos insulation? What does that look like in the amazon? Did 140s have it?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
Returning 12" swedged tubes for 11"; in this...

Returning 12" swedged tubes for 11"; in this particular application, the 12" is too long because the johnny joints bottom out in the tube, leaving 2 1/8" from tube end to center, so minimum length is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 85,345
Posted By IansPlatinum
I would be apprehensive to drive it. Have you...

I would be apprehensive to drive it. Have you looked into anything to lighten the color of the coolant overflow bottle? I think that'd be the only thing on this car to discern it from a time machine...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 33,984
Posted By IansPlatinum
I'm pretty sure the 71 tank is vented via a small...

I'm pretty sure the 71 tank is vented via a small hose that runs off the side of the tank to an evap canister, therefore solid non-vented cap is ok I think.



Would like the details on where...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
I'm doing that on the axle side, but cannot on...

I'm doing that on the axle side, but cannot on the chassis side due to the chassis weld nut restricting my options to 12mm metric fasteners. The screw in the pictures above is 1/2"



Thanks......
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
Thanks for the input. I tried searching, but it...

Thanks for the input. I tried searching, but it doesn't look like anyone makes sleeves for 12mm to 1/2. Have you heard of any?

Also, it has begun:

https://i.imgur.com/h2ds2Auh.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
Gonna go the swedged/swaged tube route. Cheaper,...

Gonna go the swedged/swaged tube route. Cheaper, and more range.
New calculated range is 15.1-17.25 inches, or about 380 to 440mm

Order placed. Going to use greasable 1/2" bolts on axle side, and...
Forum: website & board 08-09-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,182
Posted By IansPlatinum
I literally thought it was abandoned when I saw...

I literally thought it was abandoned when I saw the date of all the featured articles and that build thread. It turned me away several times before I finally did more digging after I got my 240

...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
Can anyone confirm that if you raise your car,...

Can anyone confirm that if you raise your car, torque rods need to lengthen, and if you lower your car, they need to shorten? That's how I'm picturing the pinion geometry in my head.

Think 25mm of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
Yeah, that's why I want to go johnny joints over...

Yeah, that's why I want to go johnny joints over heims. They have poly ball sleeves that add some damping. Supposed to be great for bumpy/rocky terrain
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
I could. I might consider that route too... my...

I could. I might consider that route too... my inital concern is if both nuts come loose, then your torque rod can "fall out", but I feel like I'd hear the pinion whine long before that happened......
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By IansPlatinum
Ian's BAFTRs (Big A** F***ing Torque Rods)

It's unnecessary and overkill, but I'm doing it.

Planning a few trips to colorado and big bend in the near future, and need the wagon to be able to handle some abuse, so in my free time, I thunk &...
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