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Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2019, 08:27 PM
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Posted By shaned
the crossmember is perfection!

the crossmember is perfection!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By shaned
Update: I used an NOS Wahler I found in my stash,...

Update: I used an NOS Wahler I found in my stash, cleaned the plugs, and it seems much better. I will pull the plugs after a few trips to see if we are moving in the right direction.

(Planetman)I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By shaned
thanks again,

thanks again,
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By shaned
Ok i am going to make that switch. they also make...

Ok i am going to make that switch. they also make a 177, but 180 is the ticket?

Thx
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,421
Posted By shaned
i sprayed my back into operation with brakeklean...

i sprayed my back into operation with brakeklean and soaking
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By shaned
Thanks, JohnMc i will check the cold start. i...

Thanks, JohnMc i will check the cold start. i didn't think of that.

As for the MPS. I purchased it from a Volvo shop owner named Frank Ponte. He had a shop that he was closing. He seems like a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By shaned
Bosch d-Jet running rich

Hello<
I am finally getting my 1973 Volvo running reliably, but I am still running rich. I am using a 195 degree Stant thermostat, but i am not convinced it is the best one to use in my application....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,605
Posted By shaned
chiming in here, 123 is pricey, but it does a...

chiming in here, 123 is pricey, but it does a nice job.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,887
Posted By shaned
the 2.3 sounds like a good swap provided you have...

the 2.3 sounds like a good swap provided you have all the parts. I was surprised how many options that exist for that engine. I would go that way if you are mechanically inclined. I did an m41 swap,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,049
Posted By shaned
The 164 is growing on me. You have a great...

The 164 is growing on me. You have a great example of one! Is that a carb or fi car? I agree with all the other posts. I would check the condition of the WP. I had a cheap one without the fins. my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By shaned
"The bridge to nowhere" We may be able to rule...

"The bridge to nowhere"
We may be able to rule out the ignition switch. I wired up the bridge using a toggle. When activated, the pump fired off but, I couldn't get the engine to fire. The weather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By shaned
Thanks Kay, Good call, I have the two correctly...

Thanks Kay,
Good call, I have the two correctly connected. I snubbed the 3rd wire (ground and added a female connector, if I decide to switch it back again.
I am surprised the other wires can be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By shaned
Thx Jon, going to buy a test lamp and try that....

Thx Jon, going to buy a test lamp and try that. That being said, is it safe to say the thermal timer just fires the cold start? I was worried that was an issue early on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By shaned
That would cause the test light to flash wile...

That would cause the test light to flash wile cranking if it is working?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By shaned
Hey Jon, I used the spark plug test. once as...

Hey Jon,
I used the spark plug test. once as described, and once using jumpers at the end to ground to battery, I will check for voltage at the positive end of the coil. I suspect it is ok, because...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By shaned
Yes, the distributer is moving. I set it TDC when...

Yes, the distributer is moving. I set it TDC when reinstalling it. Ed helped me a bit when first getting the 123. You make a good point on the ground, but I checked for that. I also tried running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By shaned
The no spark pickle. Starter switch maybe?

Hello old pals,

I have been dealing with a no spark issue on my 73 140. I will attempt to provide all of the important information.

It was running fine, and idling nicely. It stared running...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 626,478
Posted By shaned
post about an m-41, but you are in t-5 land now....

post about an m-41, but you are in t-5 land now. good show
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,175
Posted By shaned
I also had very limited success going through the...

I also had very limited success going through the search icon on the site. I just google my question I.E. (LS swap turbobricks)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,757
Posted By shaned
Thx 4 the reply I have been reviewing the...

Thx 4 the reply
I have been reviewing the information, but find myself a bit overwhelmed. I would like to keep the 123, and ultimately just want a rock solid n/a driver. The car is far from that at...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,757
Posted By shaned
that question cleared the room like a fart in an...

that question cleared the room like a fart in an elevator.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,757
Posted By shaned
just jumping in, I am considering using a...

just jumping in, I am considering using a microsquirt system to run d-jet 142. Can someone point me in the right direction? I currently have a 123 dizzy installed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,661
Posted By shaned
Is it an automatic? Perhaps the neutral safety...

Is it an automatic? Perhaps the neutral safety switch.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,267
Posted By shaned
I agree stiffen lighten. is that 3.73 an lsd?

I agree stiffen lighten. is that 3.73 an lsd?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By shaned
Yes, and Yes. We are settling in well. It is not...

Yes, and Yes. We are settling in well. It is not like I could bring it back to him. Not sure my course of action in that regard. In hindsight, I should have tabled the swap. I guess everyone touches...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By shaned
m-41 update plus machine shop recommendations

So, as the M-41 saga hopefully comes to a close.
For those following this, please continue reading. If not, please skip to the second paragraph.

I had some major shifting issues with my rebuilt...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,186
Posted By shaned
I am as well. Us b20 guys need to stick together..

I am as well. Us b20 guys need to stick together..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,723
Posted By shaned
very correct!

very correct!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,723
Posted By shaned
After being in the sun all day, I had a hard time...

After being in the sun all day, I had a hard time explaining this to you at the Kc Volvo gathering.

This is a common issue for d-jet cars. The 73 models added a ceramic washer under the fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By shaned
I miss my v50. It was a great car, but they do...

I miss my v50. It was a great car, but they do require maintenance. Look for one with a fresh timing belt, motor mounts, and a good service history. I would hold out for a manual transmission as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By shaned
And close to home as well. thx capt!

And close to home as well. thx capt!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,655
Posted By shaned
I have an extra flame trap+hose. perhaps some...

I have an extra flame trap+hose. perhaps some seafood in the intake, or mighty car mods has a link to a dIY catch can. best of luck
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By shaned
I a nice city overall, but I am not finding any...

I a nice city overall, but I am not finding any volvo love.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By shaned
Thanks goldbrick. 200 miles is a bit far. It is...

Thanks goldbrick. 200 miles is a bit far. It is well past my aaa towing, but I going to give them a call. I need to be a bit more educated than I was previously. Hopefully we will meet a show down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By shaned
Thank you gentleman. Thanks Eric, BTW, That...

Thank you gentleman. Thanks Eric, BTW, That crossmember looks great under the car. Put some epoxy paint on it prior to install.

I don't mind paying for quality. I certainly paid $$ for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By shaned
Kansas City help!

I am having issues with my newly installed transmission. I am looking for a shop in Kansas City that could help me mend my car. I need someone that has plenty of experience with the m-41.
The...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,129
Posted By shaned
Not to hijack this thread, but I was curious...

Not to hijack this thread, but I was curious about the different injectors. I had the 3rd style in my 73 140, but recently replaced them with style 2. Is one style superior to another? I can take...
Forum: website & board 06-08-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,972
Posted By shaned
ROADKILL and volvo

It looks like Roadkill is considering a Volvo build. Our community was also mentioned.

http://www.roadkill.com/lets-talk-more-about-volvo-engines/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,380
Posted By shaned
My companion flange

Hello 70's Volvo fans!

I am the clutch pedal guy. (I am swapping my auto in my 73 volvo 142 for an m41)

I sourced and restored all the parts I needed to replace that Bw35 slush box. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,665
Posted By shaned
I would say that is a lot of power. Did you do...

I would say that is a lot of power. Did you do any dyno tuning? Are you dragging subs, amps, and a full interior? I so, I would say a diet would be a cheaper, and more reliable. 1 hp for every 11...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,539
Posted By shaned
Look at Mishimoto, I got a nice 3 port for fair...

Look at Mishimoto, I got a nice 3 port for fair price. the bracket and connectors are cheapish, but the canister is a nice aluminum unit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,729
Posted By shaned
wow! You found that in the fuel! I hope that did...

wow! You found that in the fuel! I hope that did the trick. I have not been so lucky. I would check your engine and intake ground. that will make your dizzy happy.

I have been having similar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By shaned
Thank you mr matt, I have the second one from the...

Thank you mr matt, I have the second one from the top. I will did an image up. I think it is correct but, this is my first disco.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By shaned
Question 140 manual swap saga

Hello brick lovers!

I closed the book on the great pedal search. A good Samaritan answered my call (some would say groveling) Via Craigslist; He gave me several leads, but one bared fruit. a Volvo...
Forum: events 11-13-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,017
Posted By shaned
I will put feelers out from people in this area<...

I will put feelers out from people in this area< then we can all meet in the middle.
Forum: events 11-13-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,017
Posted By shaned
Cool, lets get a big line of volvos and rule the...

Cool, lets get a big line of volvos and rule the road
Forum: events 11-12-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,017
Posted By shaned
fight the frost event

Anyone in the uppervally interested in a final car cruise? The snow is coming and I haven't had my fix for the season. I am open to anything, so lets get some ideas rolling.
Cheers!

Shane
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,005
Posted By shaned
location? Ability to drive to location? Big parts...

location? Ability to drive to location? Big parts include big shipping, so be prepared. check out cvi or vp auto, lots of others..
cool cars!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,815
Posted By shaned
Simple v8 carb set-up would be fun, but I would...

Simple v8 carb set-up would be fun, but I would love to see that yamaha volvo v8 stuffed in a 240. I am sure someone has done it.
Forum: the vault 11-02-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 622,933
Posted By shaned
Just get a set up from Mishimoto, run it off your...

Just get a set up from Mishimoto, run it off your coil, plenty of places to wire the coolant sensor, prob the best money I have spent.
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