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Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,165
Posted By s_r_c
Cool to see a 122 coming to LeMons, your 1800...

Cool to see a 122 coming to LeMons, your 1800 ripped. Glad this motor is living on, always dug it's sound in the 1800. Seemed like a worker. Don't know if I'm running Sears Pointless, but I should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By s_r_c
If you've un-clipped the little ears at the...

If you've un-clipped the little ears at the bottom corners, just push in near the top damn hard and bop it up from below.
But yeah if that's not working make sure some screwball didn't bailing wire...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By s_r_c
The switch on the passenger side inner fender...

The switch on the passenger side inner fender well is what allows full boost pressure over I think 3500rpm. Hose routing and test procedure should be in the greenbook, though I bypass it.

Leave...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,236
Posted By s_r_c
Sounds like caster. Not adjustable, but if the...

Sounds like caster. Not adjustable, but if the car was aligned previously with bad control arm bushings and you had approximated the previous tie rod adjustments and ball joint positions after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By s_r_c
Too bad a valve adjustment didn't shake that out....

Too bad a valve adjustment didn't shake that out. I held off on that for want of a replacement gasket.

My finger's pointing at the distributor. I didn't like the action on the shaft. Didn't test...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By s_r_c
Tried not too long ago to hunt down those...

Tried not too long ago to hunt down those (2.5/3mm?) connectors myself. Volvo and the independents didn't have them, and haven't found anything akin elsewhere so I've been re-using them, hacking up...
Forum: showroom 09-25-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,659
Posted By s_r_c
Glad it's back in your hands. It does look happy...

Glad it's back in your hands. It does look happy with those CO plates.
What's the emissions situation there? Are you finally in the clear?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,495
Posted By s_r_c
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Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,495
Posted By s_r_c
:rofl: I guess I'm free next weekend then. ...

:rofl: I guess I'm free next weekend then.

It is a shame, but the right move.

Remember, carve during business hours.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By s_r_c
Hell, they put a whole turbo on it! The box...

Hell, they put a whole turbo on it!

The box is run off a short cable from the cluster. It's usually just floating there when you take off the felt panel under the dash.

You can test the O2 with...
Forum: showroom 07-06-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By s_r_c
Nice man. Way to keep the fuel lines straight...

Nice man. Way to keep the fuel lines straight with all the work in the engine bay.
I was reluctant to do the APC be cause I don't trust myself to drill into iron straight. Do you find any...
Forum: showroom 07-05-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,929
Posted By s_r_c
Correct. It's been a while since I had a...

Correct.
It's been a while since I had a 122... Referencing the vin data and chassis number you can figure out whether where it came from and where it was meant to go. I thought you were indicating...
Forum: showroom 07-04-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,929
Posted By s_r_c
Can't provide exact placement measurements but...

Can't provide exact placement measurements but here's a few things:

The fender mirrors (round version, very long stalk) mount roughly with the center of the post in line with the bottom of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 226,354
Posted By s_r_c
Aaaand Holset. You need a '75 mang. Or an...

Aaaand Holset.
You need a '75 mang.
Or an address in lake county.
Forum: showroom 07-02-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,846
Posted By s_r_c
NO! You get 99. Buff that damn thing. Imagine...

NO! You get 99. Buff that damn thing.
Imagine a smiley here.

If I ever get to really play around with superfluous Volvos again; have to admit...
I'd do a 1972 164, Cyprus green/110, slammed,...
Forum: showroom 07-02-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,181
Posted By s_r_c
http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc67/cappa240/I...

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc67/cappa240/IMG_1488.jpg

^Yep. Original black too.



242's 1975-85.5. 242 turbos 1981-84.5. That one, 1983 only; and not all 1983 242s had the bits this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By s_r_c
Not to the machine shop but you can pull it that...

Not to the machine shop but you can pull it that way.
Oh, leave the injectors connected to the dizzy but remove them from the head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By s_r_c
Drain coolant. Exhaust manifold/brackets/heat...

Drain coolant.
Exhaust manifold/brackets/heat shield.
TDC #1.
Acc belts + timing belt.
Headbolts. Figure-eight from outside.
Mallet.
Machine shop.
$$$
Install.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By s_r_c
Where's your IGN timing at?

Where's your IGN timing at?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By s_r_c
Shorty vice-grips snugged up on the bolt are...

Shorty vice-grips snugged up on the bolt are usually in order. There's a decent amount of backpressure holding the plate down with the pumps engaged. So that's actually a good sign.
Forum: showroom 06-23-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,685
Posted By s_r_c
The hardest thing to find for them are the door...

The hardest thing to find for them are the door panels and the AAV. And the cigarette lighter.
Looks like an M45 4-speed.
But an early M46 would have an OD circuit with no relay which has the...
Forum: showroom 06-23-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,583
Posted By s_r_c
The hell? That's a new one. Dig it though....

The hell? That's a new one.
Dig it though. That manifold actually looks decent, but I never got those downdrafts to get the plugs looking nice without a heated manifold.

You've got the motor to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By s_r_c
If you don't get spray by lifting the door with...

If you don't get spray by lifting the door with the pumps running, you'll want to clean the injectors and CPR. Hopefully there isn't varnish in the distributor itself. Change the fuel filter too.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,680
Posted By s_r_c
Holy damn that's a good chassis. Don't cut...

Holy damn that's a good chassis.
Don't cut anything you can't unbolt. Like the fins around the rear bumper mount.
Coupla body skins come together there and you'll shake the whole thing apart...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By s_r_c
Coil circuit, yes. Probably from the ballast...

Coil circuit, yes. Probably from the ballast resistor. Check it at the starter... I forget what color the wire is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,624
Posted By s_r_c
It isn't that bad. For a first-timer you might...

It isn't that bad. For a first-timer you might want to budget a good 6 hours at least. The only annoying thing on that car is the fuel distributor under the manifold. You'll want to read up on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,401
Posted By s_r_c
Yes. Yes.

Yes.


Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By s_r_c
That car has to be baselined, don't try to get it...

That car has to be baselined, don't try to get it to struggle to run; but set the idle, timing and so on by the book; and the mixture by the frequency valve.

Then fuel pressure tests. It'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By s_r_c
502-015's Same as stock for B21F/FT. ...

502-015's
Same as stock for B21F/FT.

Don't think the 023s are any different, just an older p/n.
Just make sure the volumetric delivery and spray pattern is even whatever four you go with.
Forum: showroom 12-20-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By s_r_c
99 aka medium blue. Thought it was my old '70...

99 aka medium blue.
Thought it was my old '70 for a second, but no sunroof.
Forum: showroom 11-08-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,611
Posted By s_r_c
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/shirokurostreet/4668032138/" title="Untitled by s_r_c, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4060/4668032138_a2736ced09_z.jpg" width="640"...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 226,354
Posted By s_r_c
Shouldn't need hammers for electrical, son. ...

Shouldn't need hammers for electrical, son.
Nice seeing some stuff goin' on here though. Dig this car.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,562
Posted By s_r_c
Pre-pump transfer tube at least.

Pre-pump transfer tube at least.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,871
Posted By s_r_c
HWY 236/Big basin in the middle of the night. ...

HWY 236/Big basin in the middle of the night.
Feels illegal, it's that good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By s_r_c
M8x1.25x30mm gd 10.8

M8x1.25x30mm gd 10.8
Forum: showroom 09-03-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,407
Posted By s_r_c
Looks like a wheelbarrow full of naked barbies...

Looks like a wheelbarrow full of naked barbies found in a dirty alley.
I like how the 10 spokes match the faded trim.
Get some eyelashes to go with that lipstick.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By s_r_c
Before 1971 the rear quarter windows are pop-outs.

Before 1971 the rear quarter windows are pop-outs.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,562
Posted By s_r_c
You could also get the local sign/graphics guys...

You could also get the local sign/graphics guys to make the raccoon eyes out of vinyl.
Or do it yourself. 3m stock.
Should be cheap and impermanent if you change your mind.
Forum: showroom 09-02-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,615
Posted By s_r_c
/50 per rim blasted+coat is the best I've come...

/50 per rim blasted+coat is the best I've come upon out here in CA.

I've been thinking about the machined face 10-spoke, leaving that bright, and the unfinished alloy a dark gloss grey or black.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,562
Posted By s_r_c
I'd say keep the PS, but hunt for a ZF rack to...

I'd say keep the PS, but hunt for a ZF rack to replace the CAM rack.
There is a tangible but mysterious difference.
I've got a full-on AC delete kit kickin' around.

Looks great.
Your paint...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By s_r_c
I reckon this is the case as well. Looking to...

I reckon this is the case as well. Looking to settle this myth though.
The Penta-6 is a likely OEM source but I haven't had my hands on one.

The only credence to the 164 steel gear story I've...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 168,398
Posted By s_r_c
We're expecting art by the end of this. Back...

We're expecting art by the end of this.
Back on the stainless trim fence?

Hope you adjusted the dr. door handle before putting the cards back in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By s_r_c
Alright. Let's bring this up. I've never...

Alright.
Let's bring this up.
I've never opened up a 164 -S or E- and found steel cam gears.

Why.
Forum: showroom 08-31-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,140
Posted By s_r_c
Shamelessly stolen from a Free Gold Watch ad...

Shamelessly stolen from a Free Gold Watch ad campaign.
Had to chime in. They were in the neighborhood at one time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By s_r_c
Yep, it's definitely toast; better give it here! ...

Yep, it's definitely toast; better give it here!

Pull a plug wire and hold it with something insulated a half inch or so from the head while someone cranks the engine.
You should get a blue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By s_r_c
Make sure the rockers move when you turn the...

Make sure the rockers move when you turn the crank.
Might have a broken timing gear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,748
Posted By s_r_c
Fear and dirt. Magic is bull****. The...

Fear and dirt.
Magic is bull****.

The strut swivel will stay up by the 3 bolts on the mount. You can get at the control arms off by jacking up the thingamabing and taking out the ball joint...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By s_r_c
You have to identify which steering rack you have...

You have to identify which steering rack you have before buying inner tie rods.
CAM racks have their hydraulic lines running under the housing and have a boot zipped directly to the rod. These use...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,406
Posted By s_r_c
That's the before picture I hope.

That's the before picture I hope.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 168,398
Posted By s_r_c
Oh yeah. Find something to delete that funky...

Oh yeah. Find something to delete that funky threaded fitting. Hopefully it has the ~3/8 hose barb in the balance tube?
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