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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:02 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for letting us know. Glad you got that...

Thanks for letting us know. Glad you got that sorted out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By dl242gt
:lol: I have to say the quality of the...

:lol:

I have to say the quality of the wiper parts on my early 80s turbos have held up much better than my 93 wagon has. Don't know why. I've had wiper system problems with the 93 twice. My turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
It's rolling fine. I haven't had time to do a...

It's rolling fine. I haven't had time to do a better hack at that hack for him. We plan on wiring the rear brake light in the rear spoiler. I will see what I can do about the problem area when we do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By dl242gt
I'd probably want to grab the whole abs strut...

I'd probably want to grab the whole abs strut lower assembly as that was really only a few years and is going to get hard to find if it isn't already.

My car is May 93 so toward the end. It is...
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,869
Posted By dl242gt
You can always bead blast and paint your bumpers...

You can always bead blast and paint your bumpers for an economical performance look.
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,250
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like a great setup. Moto Lita also had...

Looks like a great setup. Moto Lita also had adapters and wheels for these cars. They are also a bit more expensive than the grant setup but less than the 123GT stuff.

I bought the Moto-Lita...
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 04:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 571
Posted By dl242gt
My vote is to leave it volvo and make it turbo...

My vote is to leave it volvo and make it turbo powered. A+T or turbo engine and those lighter early cars are a lot of fun with just some modest poiwer increases.
Forum: website & board Today, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By dl242gt
yeah, that's fine. Just figured I'd ask.

yeah, that's fine. Just figured I'd ask.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 110
Posted By dl242gt
Try looking for the bentley manual on ebay or...

Try looking for the bentley manual on ebay or amazon. Take your time. Learn all you can and there will still be more. But keep at it and you'll fix and upgrade some good things.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 579
Posted By dl242gt
I'm eventually going to build up a B21FT. I'd...

I'm eventually going to build up a B21FT. I'd like to learn more about your car.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By dl242gt
I second that. I just do them over and it's...

I second that. I just do them over and it's usually permanent the next time. The over night curing epoxy versions worked the best for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 110
Posted By dl242gt
Remove the transmission requires you to move it...

Remove the transmission requires you to move it back slightly about an inch or so. Then you rotate the trans so that the bulge for the starter in the bell housing is below the body of the car. Then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By dl242gt
The thing is a complicated cable and pulley...

The thing is a complicated cable and pulley setup. Couldn't have been less expensive than a linkage with bushings in the arms. At least in my view. I love that designer comment and no engineers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By dl242gt
ABS calipers and the salt and chemical drenched...

ABS calipers and the salt and chemical drenched roads of the rust coast play hell with the calipers. I have to replace mine every five years or so. Even if I bleed the brakes every year. They start...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By dl242gt
:) making an old yeller fly. Now that is an...

:) making an old yeller fly. Now that is an honorable pursuit! Good one!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 349
Posted By dl242gt
Once a few years ago. A lady asked me to work on...

Once a few years ago. A lady asked me to work on her 66 Rolls. It was the small one for that year. Beautiful all original nice patina blue car. My jacks at home wouldn't even pick up the car. She...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By dl242gt
Generally, yes, there are usual problem areas....

Generally, yes, there are usual problem areas. The front downpipe to converter junction likes to corrode and the junction just in front of each muffler and the outlet of the front muffler. Those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 349
Posted By dl242gt
I used to use the mityvac and had a couple of...

I used to use the mityvac and had a couple of versions. A useful tool for other testing but not as good at pushing that brake juice out with pressure in my experience.

Those large capacity vacuum...
Forum: website & board Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By dl242gt
New sub forum suggestion

How about a new sub forum? Something that would let our members share their other rides information and pictures? Maybe in off topic? That way it is member only viewing if people would prefer that. I...
Forum: website & board Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 151
Posted By dl242gt
Both wagon models have been made into trail...

Both wagon models have been made into trail runner off roaders. I think you'll be able to find them in the projects forum or maybe showroom. Happy shopping.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,231
Posted By dl242gt
Don't forget the tight squish measurements for...

Don't forget the tight squish measurements for when you put on the new head gasket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 349
Posted By dl242gt
I don't run my motive bleeder at 20psi though....

I don't run my motive bleeder at 20psi though. That is the zone where you start making the fluid froth and it becomes very hard to bleed the brakes. Use no more than 15psi and keep the bleeder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 741
Posted By dl242gt
Way too tight from what I remember. I usually...

Way too tight from what I remember. I usually torque them to around 20-22. Tight enough that you probably can get it removed when needed. Something like spark plug tight. The factory torque is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,022
Posted By dl242gt
Those wheels bolt on to the five lug VW bay...

Those wheels bolt on to the five lug VW bay window buses. Not the same as Volvo but some VW people might want to buy them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,116
Posted By dl242gt
That is probably the one. It was the same type of...

That is probably the one. It was the same type of small cab over box truck. Just their version.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By dl242gt
The older water remover additives were mostly...

The older water remover additives were mostly alcohol. Probably what they still sell you at autozone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By dl242gt
Good point but it was just an example for the...

Good point but it was just an example for the original poster. Not specific to their car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 141,208
Posted By dl242gt
FYI parts overseas and here in the US

More than once now. I've noticed that parts that are listed as discontinued here in the US I find them in stock at overseas suppliers. So be sure to check with skandix, cvi.se, and gcp.se if you come...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By dl242gt
Sorry I can't find it. But it was something like...

Sorry I can't find it. But it was something like the idle motor was connected to the cold start valve and vice versa. So it turned on the cold start valve and sprayed fuel constantly flooding the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By dl242gt
I see what ya mean. Using a double groove or...

I see what ya mean. Using a double groove or deeper groove would definitely cause less pain and last longer.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,231
Posted By dl242gt
OP As with many engines. The first about 25hp or...

OP As with many engines. The first about 25hp or so is fairly easy and after that you get diminishing returns for effort but still can get more power.

I run my 93 wagon with just some bolt on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 745
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe Kenny or Duder will have some information...

Maybe Kenny or Duder will have some information for ya?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By dl242gt
There are two groves on the right side one. One...

There are two groves on the right side one. One groove for the motor arm and the other groove links the left side arm. The left side has only one groove.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By dl242gt
Try measuring the inside and outside diameter and...

Try measuring the inside and outside diameter and get a fuel resistant oring of the same size. No part number for that oring that I know of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By dl242gt
Oh my love that access.

Oh my love that access.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 745
Posted By dl242gt
Big valves and a V16 T cam. That'll help a lot....

Big valves and a V16 T cam. That'll help a lot. If response isn't critical then the regular bearing T3/T4 jobs are very affordable. Wouldn't the popular 19T mitsubishi support this power? I'm sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,116
Posted By dl242gt
There is a mitsubishi truck that also uses the...

There is a mitsubishi truck that also uses the same intercooler but the Isuzu NPR trucks are the most well known truck for the intercooler. Mine actually had a mitsubishi number on it but it looked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By dl242gt
yes, that can surely be one of the most swear...

yes, that can surely be one of the most swear worthy areas to work on. Make sure the cable follows the groove in the pulley and that it goes around in the right direction. That way it follows the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By dl242gt
An automatic would have the K9800 cluster and a...

An automatic would have the K9800 cluster and a manual uses the K10042 cluster. It'll be off a bit but isn't a real major issue. Just check the speed difference on your GPS or one of those radar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
Figured it is part of the remains of an alarm...

Figured it is part of the remains of an alarm system on left inner fender.. People **** on all kinds of cars because is their reason. If all you do is judge a book by it's cover then you'll never...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By dl242gt
From what I recall with LH2.2. it is used to set...

From what I recall with LH2.2. it is used to set the base idle and then the iac motor handles regulating that. That is why I asked because yes tightening allows less air.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
Because it's one of the good ones silly.

Because it's one of the good ones silly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By dl242gt
The bellows do not. The tie rod ends usually...

The bellows do not. The tie rod ends usually interchange.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By dl242gt
This seems similar to the other recent thread...

This seems similar to the other recent thread where the wrong connector was put on the wrong place and it too caused super rich flooding. Or, it could be decayed wiring doing weird things. How is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
We are gonna add a blinker fluid level monitor. ...

We are gonna add a blinker fluid level monitor.

This is most certainly previous owner hacker work. He hasn't had the car that long. The stage zero plus is moving along well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By dl242gt
Nice picture. That o ring is the one that causes...

Nice picture. That o ring is the one that causes sneaky vacuum leaks. Back when I had my kjet 79 242 it did it to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
Lol The demons will be exorcised. I just worked...

Lol The demons will be exorcised. I just worked on a truck recently and it had a wonderful hodge podge of crappy wire taps and splices.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,022
Posted By dl242gt
On the tube of high temp rtv copper permatex or...

On the tube of high temp rtv copper permatex or loctite stuff. It says you can use it on exhaust gaskets. Says it handles up to 700 degrees or some crap.

I have a redblock if you want to swap to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By dl242gt
Sometimes the forensic analysis needs to be done...

Sometimes the forensic analysis needs to be done on site in non clean room conditions. lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By dl242gt
Is the passage blocked by the screw being closed...

Is the passage blocked by the screw being closed all the way? Maybe it's jammed closed? I would try some penetrating lube or silicone spray on it and try unscrewing it. There is an oring on it. Make...
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