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Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 797
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Posted By AndrewNance
Been steadily checking small things off the to-do...

Been steadily checking small things off the to-do list. Changing the turbo/manifold necessitated some plumbing changes so I figured up a way to hook up water lines to the 16t. Took some 13c water...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By AndrewNance
25mm front and 32mm rear used to be the special...

25mm front and 32mm rear used to be the special sauce around here for running FWD Volvo wheels on a RWD Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By AndrewNance
Going from a pair of SUs to a DGEV would be a...

Going from a pair of SUs to a DGEV would be a downgrade. If you’re having trouble with them and don’t want to fart with it, send them to one of the several people who rebuild them.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 218,645
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m glad this is you and not me :-P. The hassle...

I’m glad this is you and not me :-P. The hassle of figuring all of that out is not something I want to do again. Probably because I’m still not done.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By AndrewNance
Motorsport Tech will make whatever you want and...

Motorsport Tech will make whatever you want and is top quality. A set of hubcentric/wheelcentric will run $240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By AndrewNance
None of those techs are ever going to look under...

None of those techs are ever going to look under the car or even know what’s supposed to be there. I think the rule is that emissions parts that the car was produced with have to remain. Just stay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,577
Posted By AndrewNance
Iíve never had a rebuilt trans but Iíve...

Iíve never had a rebuilt trans but Iíve completely emptied and resealed two of them. Both times, while out of the car, I just filled them and lifted them upright so some oil could flow back into the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,511
Posted By AndrewNance
I really can’t say anything about the structural...

I really can’t say anything about the structural integrity of the frame rail there but I would choose that over the subframe if you think it’s strong enough. With that style mount (same as what is on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By AndrewNance
:lol: I want to fix them for now but MS is...

:lol: I want to fix them for now but MS is definitely on the list for this car in the future. Maybe well into next year after Iím driving my 122 some more. I want to be able to take my time with it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By AndrewNance
I do need a new set for sure. Iím guessing these...

I do need a new set for sure. Iím guessing these werenít installed properly because I never touched them and the rear one just fell out this weekend. I was poking around the front one to see how it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By AndrewNance
Did ~375 miles and I didn’t have a single issue...

Did ~375 miles and I didn’t have a single issue with sticky pistons or dashpots all weekend. I did however have to deal with both jet assemblies falling apart and leaking fuel twice. I had to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By AndrewNance
I cleaned both dashpots and switched to straight...

I cleaned both dashpots and switched to straight 30w oil. It seems to be working much better now. I let it heat soak and drove it some more and all was good. Gonna test it by driving 400 miles this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m using 15w-50 in mine. I’ve had a bottle for a...

I’m using 15w-50 in mine. I’ve had a bottle for a long time and it’s always worked well for me. Once upon a time I had an actual bottle of SU oil but it was used up and I couldn’t find it anymore.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By AndrewNance
Right on. Just wanted to be sure itís okay to...

Right on. Just wanted to be sure itís okay to spray inside the dashpot where the oil goes. Might be worth it to check and make sure itís straight and hasnít been tweaked somehow. Just to be clear,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By AndrewNance
SU sticky dashpot?

The front HS6 carb on my 142 seems to be hanging on the dashpot. Usually follows a heat soak but itís done it even without that happening. If I pull the dashpot out the piston moves nicely so Iím...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
Well, my gas gauge doesn’t seem to be 100%...

Well, my gas gauge doesn’t seem to be 100% accurate but both gauges are working now :e-shrug:

Fuel was reading nearly empty and 6 gallons brought it back to full. I never had a problem with that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
I swapped back and forth between two clusters and...

I swapped back and forth between two clusters and two different voltage regulators and both are giving me completely dead fuel and temp gauges. I’m thinking both of my regulators are just dead as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,264
Posted By AndrewNance
Sort of off topic but if you ever want to update...

Sort of off topic but if you ever want to update it, you can get a bracket to fit an 80A or 100A Denso from a 940 from TB member Canuck. Really solid upgrade and itíll let you ditch the external...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
It wasn’t mounted at all, just dangling when I...

It wasn’t mounted at all, just dangling when I pulled the cluster out. So that’s likely my issue I guess. It’s entirely possible that I bumped it loose while trying to change bulbs without pulling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
This is where I’m at. Does this seem normal? That...

This is where I’m at. Does this seem normal? That short blue wire with the female spade connector wasn’t connected to anything. The brass nuts were all snug and relatively clean as far as 900 year...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,767
Posted By AndrewNance
At that spring rate I’d probably start with a 10”...

At that spring rate I’d probably start with a 10” spring. I don’t think 8” 450-500lb will be enough to keep it off the bump stops.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
Good to know! Iím hoping to find a GT cluster for...

Good to know! Iím hoping to find a GT cluster for this car so I wonít go too deep into troubleshooting. I can toss in an aftermarket temp gauge if I need to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
I donít believe I do. Need to check the back of...

I donít believe I do. Need to check the back of the cluster and see whatís happening back there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,842
Posted By AndrewNance
Wouldn’t a stepped bit be a better choice? I have...

Wouldn’t a stepped bit be a better choice? I have no idea but it makes sense to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
Right on. I’ll give it a look. For what it’s...

Right on. I’ll give it a look. For what it’s worth, it all worked just fine before the car spent a considerable amount of time sitting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
Fuel gauge is reading normal. The temp gauge does...

Fuel gauge is reading normal. The temp gauge does just sit all the way to the right most of the time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By AndrewNance
140 temp gauge wonky

The water temp gauge in my Ď71 is acting pretty strange. Immediately after starting it will start climbing and go all the way to the red. While driving it fluctuates pretty rapidly, or at least more...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 47,773
Posted By AndrewNance
Probably unless there’s a big difference in the...

Probably unless there’s a big difference in the distance between the thermostat housing and radiator, but I bet there’s really not.

If I ever get around to putting in a nice aluminum one then I’ll...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 47,773
Posted By AndrewNance
If a 122 radiator works then I have a free one...

If a 122 radiator works then I have a free one that used to be in my car. Wouldn’t be any big deal to make the center inlet work. It was even boiled out at some point in the last eight years.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
Just gotta get past that pesky wife of yours!

Just gotta get past that pesky wife of yours!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m not setting a goal to have it ready because...

I’m not setting a goal to have it ready because that never works out for me but if it’s drivable then I’ll bring it. The mountains are not kind to cars so I’d like to have a little time to make sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By AndrewNance
I’ve had good luck with cheap eBay braided hose...

I’ve had good luck with cheap eBay braided hose but with good quality hose ends like Earl’s or Fragola. The worst part of the cheap hose is that the braided outer part wants to slide down the Teflon...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By AndrewNance
I think 10” 400lb would be pretty low in the...

I think 10” 400lb would be pretty low in the front and would be way too soft for a lowered car. Mine are 800lb and about 7” if I remember correctly. 400lb is probably pretty close to factory spring...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By AndrewNance
250# for the rear is pretty nice. If you put the...

250# for the rear is pretty nice. If you put the front springs in the back I doubt you’ll even be able to compress them. Look at where the front spring is in relation to the wheel and control arm...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
It quickly filled up with tools and bikes and I...

It quickly filled up with tools and bikes and I stopped after hanging new lights. We ended up cleaning out two houses so it spent a lot of time full of furniture and other junk. I just got it cleaned...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
If I stay motivated I might get there. I don’t...

If I stay motivated I might get there. I don’t need to spend much more money on it so there’s that.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
I was thinking about doing that. It’s pretty...

I was thinking about doing that. It’s pretty hidden under the intake. I’m leaning toward bending an aluminum line and using a couple tube ends if I can find the right parts to do that.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
I need it to make a 180 in about 3-4”. Aluminum...

I need it to make a 180 in about 3-4”. Aluminum would probably work so that might be worth looking into. A couple of tube ends and I’d be in business.

I haven’t done much to the garage aside from...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
-8 hose or 1/2”. I had found a nice molded hose...

-8 hose or 1/2”. I had found a nice molded hose that worked perfectly but it wasn’t oil-rated so it fell apart.

The filter does alright and has been there for a while. Just stuff a shop rag under...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 217,088
Posted By AndrewNance
After a really long time some things are...

After a really long time some things are happening. Waiting on lots of little bits to show up now. Still need to find some kind of PCV hose that can make a sharp 180 without kinking.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By AndrewNance
I have no idea if my tank has ever been removed...

I have no idea if my tank has ever been removed and/or coated. This car had a lot of ďrestorationĒ type work done to it before MikeSr had it I believe. So who knows whatís in there :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By AndrewNance
Man this in tank filter on my car might be worth...

Man this in tank filter on my car might be worth taking a look at. I didn’t even know there was a filter in there.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 47,773
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m using 4.10 on the 8.8 and 5th gear is great...

I’m using 4.10 on the 8.8 and 5th gear is great in my 122. I expect a smaller turbo will help it even more.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By AndrewNance
A rebuilt and properly-functioning factory system...

A rebuilt and properly-functioning factory system is actually quite good on 140s. After years of driving mine with subpar braking I finally replaced the whole thing and it’s really great now.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By AndrewNance
Throw a big magnet on the oil filter just for...

Throw a big magnet on the oil filter just for peace of mind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By AndrewNance
You’re not going to throw a rod. Just clean it up...

You’re not going to throw a rod. Just clean it up and rock on.
Forum: events 07-27-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 41,436
Posted By AndrewNance
It's not really worth the drive over there. Three...

It's not really worth the drive over there. Three years ago we did a long loop that included the dragon and we drove for about 9 hours. Plus the dragon was, as suspected, way to ****ing busy because...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,325
Posted By AndrewNance
I wouldn’t imagine so but I’d love for it to be...

I wouldn’t imagine so but I’d love for it to be something that easy. I’ve replaced it at least once since starting all this. The manifold shouldn’t be warped or anything. I’ve run this manifold on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,325
Posted By AndrewNance
Pulling this one back out. Car still doesn’t run...

Pulling this one back out. Car still doesn’t run right. Kyle came and helped and we got it to start and idle okay but the jets are set to like MAX rich. They’re way down in there. I looked at the...
Forum: events 07-12-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 41,436
Posted By AndrewNance
I’ll bring my mtb but I can’t keep up with you...

I’ll bring my mtb but I can’t keep up with you guys so you’ll just have to leave me where I fall.
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