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Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By whatshouldido
88 740 Turbo Wagon, maybe it gets better this time

Whats up TB long time lurker first time caller, figured now would be the time to start documenting some of this stuff and as of recent I have found myself with a shell!

I had a 1991 740 Turbo...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,811
Posted By whatshouldido
Great thread and super nice 740 ! Has given me a...

Great thread and super nice 740 ! Has given me a bit of heat to work on mine !
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 34,855
Posted By whatshouldido
Great build , amazing looking 244 really looks so...

Great build , amazing looking 244 really looks so good! Do you have more info on the Bross Body kit stuff? Thanks looking forward to more!
Forum: website & board 09-27-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,275
Posted By whatshouldido
Done and Done ! Thanks Everyone !

Done and Done ! Thanks Everyone !
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,962
Posted By whatshouldido
wow

wow
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,465
Posted By whatshouldido
lotta good work will take your marker tip, very...

lotta good work will take your marker tip, very detailed and nice cleaning!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,390
Posted By whatshouldido
wish I could help, maybe check your local for...

wish I could help, maybe check your local for some injectors to cross test !

Will stay on the look out for updates !
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By whatshouldido
Maybe grab a spare and ride her till she dont no...

Maybe grab a spare and ride her till she dont no more!

Glad to hear after a little cleaning its back to " normal " dosnt always pay to jump the gun on things!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,981
Posted By whatshouldido
air gotta love it! Congratz on getting it going !

air gotta love it! Congratz on getting it going !
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,916
Posted By whatshouldido
also even though it is easier on 7 series than 2...

also even though it is easier on 7 series than 2 series get like 2-3 feet of extensions to get those upper bell housing bolts n such!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,664
Posted By whatshouldido
the ostrich setup let's you tune on the fly...

the ostrich setup let's you tune on the fly correct??

Also nice numbers probably feels all right!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 39,346
Posted By whatshouldido
I am now! Nice swap will be showing my friends!...

I am now! Nice swap will be showing my friends! Also cool your out on the tracks!

Cheers!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By whatshouldido
Also if you have been using it, than well sounds...

Also if you have been using it, than well sounds usable:x:

photos ! Congrats on picking up a manual car and that's cool your poking around figuring for your self!

The bell housing just holds...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By whatshouldido
Photo hosting site, copy and paste then again I...

Photo hosting site, copy and paste then again I only get it 6 outta 10 gets soo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,337
Posted By whatshouldido
Really enjoyed reading all of these!! Driven...

Really enjoyed reading all of these!!

Driven a 91 244 that I m47 swapped with a JY unit all over SE--> NE - NW USA and into Canada , 10 hour + of 85-100 mph over 5k miles in one trip.

It...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,084
Posted By whatshouldido
Hey ! Congratz ! Wonder what the ol NM's...

Hey ! Congratz !

Wonder what the ol NM's where?? probably up there!

Sound likes a healthy not stressed 200+ whp which probably does feel great! M47?

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,753
Posted By whatshouldido
Was curious on how much you spent on your NPR...

Was curious on how much you spent on your NPR intercooler?
a local near me has one from a 98 for sale but idk if its the right one!

Glad to hear your happy with your install !
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 490,530
Posted By whatshouldido
same with my friends they posted this in our...

same with my friends they posted this in our automotive group chat, and then I found this thread and woowww!!!

Also got my 77 in the garage and put in a few hours last night after work in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 24,765
Posted By whatshouldido
great work, thanks for the read.

great work, thanks for the read.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,720
Posted By whatshouldido
Dang shes gonna have a cool ride, probably a good...

Dang shes gonna have a cool ride, probably a good idea to ditch the 3rd row !
Also howd you decide the head was fine ?
browsing all these threads for motivation to work on the cars!
Im sure itll...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 43,056
Posted By whatshouldido
Congratz! Very cool to see the m90 in the car...

Congratz! Very cool to see the m90 in the car looking forward to the guide! The m47 in my 240+t really made it fun my 91 745t is in need of 3!

These older gen redblock cars I wonder if you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,526
Posted By whatshouldido
awesome thread and write up, I +T my 91 240 just...

awesome thread and write up, I +T my 91 240 just ran orange top high resistance and kept the stock harness, 0 issues pulling up to 14 psi on a ported 13c and open 940 down pipe.

Defiantly agree a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By whatshouldido
so sad that was so helpful, but now struggling to...

so sad that was so helpful, but now struggling to get the distributor apart, can this be done in car or do I need to remove the whole unit?

Removed the rotor and snap ring but the rest is just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By whatshouldido
dang that's a good price! Also yeah worth it once...

dang that's a good price! Also yeah worth it once it's running, using a multimeter tested the cap and rotor all paths flow correctly, gonna tear into the bottom of the dizzy today, the rotor isn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By whatshouldido
Definitely would but sadly I am not cuz broke and...

Definitely would but sadly I am not cuz broke and wasnt an option at the time, but using a multimeter all the new AC delco crap checks to be in spec!

Brand new wires cap and rotor, and coil but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By whatshouldido
yoo dl242 your always super active so thank you...

yoo dl242 your always super active so thank you for hitting back, I should have mention plugs+wires + cap and rotor are all new!

No more buying parts and playing darts!

The car will put 12v...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By whatshouldido
K Jet 77 Volvo 244 no Spark issue

Hello all! Man I will l2embed pictures tonight once i return from work!

So I have a 1977 volov 244 BF21 with all OG K jet stuff, My friend had the car while I was away and I returned it had...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,835
Posted By whatshouldido
Very cool to see !

Very cool to see !
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 110,634
Posted By whatshouldido
dang

Don't post often but reading through that has defiantly been inspiring! Very detailed write up as well, some of the resources and links will be very useful for my 77 240, so thanks for that gathered...
Forum: showroom 07-25-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,297
Posted By whatshouldido
test <blockquote class="imgur-embed-pub"...

test
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Forum: showroom 07-25-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,297
Posted By whatshouldido
test1

http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/media/inj4LL_zps4dyigbrq.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
Forum: showroom 07-25-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,302
Posted By whatshouldido
Ladi

test test
http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/media/inj4LL_zps4dyigbrq.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0

http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/media/inj4LL_zps4dyigbrq.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
Forum: showroom 07-25-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,297
Posted By whatshouldido
http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/med...

http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/media/inj4LL_zps4dyigbrq.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0

http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/media/inj4LL_zps4dyigbrq.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
...
Forum: showroom 07-25-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,297
Posted By whatshouldido
http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/med...

http://s50.photobucket.com/user/out_ter_yakmen/media/inj4LL_zps4dyigbrq.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0

test test
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,252
Posted By whatshouldido
Nahh Gearing is technically shorter but it makes...

Nahh Gearing is technically shorter but it makes for a better drive round town, and not turnin to much over 3k at 80+ mph also my fuel eco went up with the manual still compared to the aw70 I had in...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 76,553
Posted By whatshouldido
Super stoked to see the updates on this thing...

Super stoked to see the updates on this thing cant wait until I can do this sometime, keep up the progress! !
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 76,553
Posted By whatshouldido
This is awesome, very inspiring! Looking forward...

This is awesome, very inspiring! Looking forward to more.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By whatshouldido
Still new to wiring and what not, what would be a...

Still new to wiring and what not, what would be a good wire to tap into? And thanks for all the help guys
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By whatshouldido
Wiring up a volt meter to the tach

http://s24.postimg.org/hyutpn179/tmp_21989_20150317_104101531672961.jpg

So yea i have these two wires where on the up tach can i plug them into? Not sure if playing the experimental plug in play...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By whatshouldido
Question Clutch type and thoughts

Couple questions actually currently drive a 91 244 aw70 putting in a m47, and was wondering what clutch to order, i have been looking around for anwsers but cant find any. Its a n/a car and i wont be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By whatshouldido
Im up in Jacksonville, yea the pickens are slim I...

Im up in Jacksonville, yea the pickens are slim I need a new set of tires but dont want to stick too my 14in steelies and want to pick up some wheels but no idea where to look.

Thanka for all the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By whatshouldido
Whoops really sorry, no spacers and on a 1991 240...

Whoops really sorry, no spacers and on a 1991 240 gl sedan


Re: Factory Volvo Wheels - $400
http://ocala.craigslist.org/pts/4878981923.html

Still got them?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By whatshouldido
New Wheels, will it work?

Hey guys iv tried to look it up but havent found many solid anwsers, but what do i need to do to make these wheels fit?
Im also planning on lowering the car on IPD springs just the 2 inches no more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,597
Posted By whatshouldido
sorry all over the place right now trying to...

sorry all over the place right now trying to figure this out, not sure whats going on.
But everything lines up, but ill look into it some more, all the lines are there and when i put the belt on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,597
Posted By whatshouldido
also should mention its a 89 volvo 740 gl non...

also should mention its a 89 volvo 740 gl non turbo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,597
Posted By whatshouldido
Exclamation No crank after timing belt/seals

Alright guys so about 5 days ago the volvo started leaking from the bottom timing belt cover, so i figured it was time to do my seals and timing belt i have never done this on this car before in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By whatshouldido
well ****, How much would a head gasket run me at...

well ****, How much would a head gasket run me at a shop? is it simple enough to do on my own?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By whatshouldido
Yea it runs good, and downs feel like its lost...

Yea it runs good, and downs feel like its lost any power either, cuz it still gets up and goes and if it used to be faster that would be super surprising. Ill have to do a pressure test on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By whatshouldido
Sorry should have said this in original post, but...

Sorry should have said this in original post, but could it be running weirdly rich? or really lean? causing this smoke?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By whatshouldido
Really could use some help guys.

Allright heres the deal, I was given a 89 Volvo 740gl wagon, But it has been sitting for the last couple of months, always had scheduled maintenance done, odo reads 268k but is broken haha, starts up...
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