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Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,216
Posted By bartman
How is everyone addressing the pedal travel? I...

How is everyone addressing the pedal travel? I have rigged up a clamp for the brake pedal stalk and a rather long carriage bolt. I tried to find an elevator bolt locally but they were all too short....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By bartman
Ocean offset

What is the proper offset for the 18Ē Ocean wheels for a 1980 242? I see they are available in 2 different ones???
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By bartman
ocean 18's

I have my eyes on a set of these also..I was wondering about fitment also, thanks all!

Looking to get a set for my '80 242, will the website let you put in specific wheels, or just wheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,117
Posted By bartman
I had 85lbs stuck in my head, but got to thinking...

I had 85lbs stuck in my head, but got to thinking the Virgos may be different. I have a nice set of black McGards on them. I NEVER use an impact, learned that with all the rotor troubles that came...
Forum: website & board 10-14-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,168
Posted By bartman
Just donated:)

Just donated:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By bartman
Yeah, I went to a class reunion for h.s. One of...

Yeah, I went to a class reunion for h.s. One of my old buds was a proud engineer for Ford...I asked him about several of those types of screw ups, like the so called tools for changing a flat on my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By bartman
Oh, it looks like STS is out of the angled port...

Oh, it looks like STS is out of the angled port version of their firewall port, bummer!!!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By bartman
Link me to the best of the chainsaw methods...

Link me to the best of the chainsaw methods somebody
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By bartman
2manyturbos, you may be correct about their lack...

2manyturbos, you may be correct about their lack of engineers, although, I had heater core problems with my 1964 Sport Fury... the entire console had to come out to get to the heater core, then the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By bartman
I just noticed STS now has an angled ss port,...

I just noticed STS now has an angled ss port, that’s the one for me for sure. It’s really tight back there and I AM going to replace the OEM one.
This is my 4th 240 and the 1st heater core. I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By bartman
240 heater core magicians

After finally getting painted and back on the road with my 242 V-8 stroker, I have coolant leaking out of the AC drain hole. Is this a common occurrence? Or is it just lucky?
I am assuming the leak...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,117
Posted By bartman
Thanks T-brickers!

Thanks T-brickers!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By bartman
My head is about to explode...so, since I have...

My head is about to explode...so, since I have the original 1980, standard transmission rear end, it’s a 1030 in a 3.73 ratio. Further, since I put a TruTrac in it, this version won’t work with 3.07...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By bartman
I have a carb and a T5 from a ‘83 Camero that I...

I have a carb and a T5 from a ‘83 Camero that I had re-built to race standards. I could probably look up the tranny ratios but it would be academic.
Also installed a hydraulic throw-out bearing and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By bartman
So, about the aluminum cover...they put them on...

So, about the aluminum cover...they put them on the 1030? What cars had them?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By bartman
Pinion length

Thanks for all the information, does anyone happen to know the pinion length?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By bartman
Where to find 3.07 gears for 1030

I have followed all the discussion of matching transmissions and rear axle ratios with interest. My situation is like others who find that I am geared way to low, someone remarked, ďyou might as well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,117
Posted By bartman
Torque for Virgo lug nuts

Does anyone know the correct lbs. torque for the Virgos? I am not sure it’s listed in Bentley...thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By bartman
Trim hole idea

I have a brand new never opened package of the glue-on trim IPD used to sell to replace the OEM. I ended up welding the holes and deleting the trim on the last 2 242ís I re-did. I will sell this to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By bartman
Good idea,I will try that tomorrow and report...

Good idea,I will try that tomorrow and report back, thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By bartman
Luisi hub

I am having a devil of a time getting this adapter to work. After pulling it off for the 4th time and comparing it to the Volvo GT wheel/hub, I donít see anything that is preventing the ground to not...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By bartman
240 v8 wheel suggestions

Could I please get some suggestions of the wheels I should put on my Christmas list this year?
I am thinking 17X7 to eventually fitting bigger brakes on. What makes are the best for street rodding...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By bartman
Got it done, thanks

Got it done, thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By bartman
Sunroof air deflector

Could any brave 240 owners take a picture of the air deflector and the little articulating rods/sliders??
I took mine apart Over a year ago, and for the life of me canít remember how it all goes...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 66,910
Posted By bartman
Love that motor, canít wait to see it all come...

Love that motor, canít wait to see it all come together
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,345
Posted By bartman
Seam Sealer Bodyworks

Anyone have suggestions where one should use seam sealer on a 1980 240? I have done the upper gutter above the windows, hit a small place next to the taillight holes, and swabbed the crap out of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,259
Posted By bartman
I just pulled the trigger on the Luisi hub. ...

I just pulled the trigger on the Luisi hub.
Thanks to all for the helpful info. I will let everyone know how the turn signals work, once I get it put together.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,259
Posted By bartman
On Luisiís website they show a P7706 for filament...

On Luisiís website they show a P7706 for filament to a 1980. Wonder what is the difference????
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,259
Posted By bartman
That unit from eauropeanting looks good, anybody...

That unit from eauropeanting looks good, anybody use them before? How does one get a shipping quote?
Thanks for all the replies
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,259
Posted By bartman
Momo part number

So, will the 9010 fit my 1980 ok?
Will turn signals work ok? This a street project, not a dedicated racer.
Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,259
Posted By bartman
Momo hub part #

Hey, anyone know the correct part number for a momo hub for a 1980 242?
Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,611
Posted By bartman
I just want to thank you Art + Dave, keeping this...

I just want to thank you Art + Dave, keeping this Volvo thing interesting. The more I know about today’s production stuff from Ford and Chevy, the more I stay tuned to the vintage Volvo.
Let us know...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,013
Posted By bartman
Very nice and welcome to TB

Very nice and welcome to TB
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 83,006
Posted By bartman
Fantastic!

Fantastic!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By bartman
Maybe I will do coilovers after wheels and before...

Maybe I will do coilovers after wheels and before brakes..f... safety, I will use my T5 and the compression from about 450hp hey, hey
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By bartman
Well, crap! I will forget the 16's then, kinda...

Well, crap!
I will forget the 16's then, kinda figured that was the case from previous posts
Thanks once again guys!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By bartman
Bigger 242 brakes question

I am thinking of getting the 16Ē Voxx wheels from iPad and that got me thinking about options for bigger brakes, any ideas?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,744
Posted By bartman
Outside the box

Outside the box
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,744
Posted By bartman
Yes, the two names are becoming to refer to the...

Yes, the two names are becoming to refer to the same thing. I was thinking of a sealed, fixed, tinted glass, to get away from stripped cranks, noise, leaks, poor cables, etc
Maybe with a sliding...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,744
Posted By bartman
240 solid moonroof

Has anyone converted the hand cranked sunroof to a solid moonroof?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,569
Posted By bartman
I’m in, gotta do something pretty quick, I should...

I’m in, gotta do something pretty quick, I should be all painted up with nowhere to go this month ��
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By bartman
I am not planning any trim at all, having removed...

I am not planning any trim at all, having removed all emblems and filed, welded 50+holes �� We went so far as to fix the weld at the rear pillar where the little triangular piece sat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By bartman
My question, more clearly, concerned the rear...

My question, more clearly, concerned the rear window seals that IPD has. About $75 bucks if I recall. Will the seal work with the older glass? I am assuming it will but needed to ask the experts here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By bartman
Pearl*

Pearl*
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By bartman
I was able to salvage the rear window on the 242,...

I was able to salvage the rear window on the 242, will the trim that IPD sells for the ‘91-‘93 240’s fit my 1980?
I am thinking that the Peral Grey is what I am going with, is it considered a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By bartman
Damn clear coats...I would like to see it anyway

Damn clear coats...I would like to see it anyway
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By bartman
Pearl Grey code 20

Anyone have a car this color? I would love to have a good picture
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By bartman
Anyone have a pearl grey code 20 car?

Anyone have a pearl grey code 20 car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By bartman
Our lake just made national news...stupid...

Our lake just made national news...stupid duckboat people
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By bartman
I have been looking at new car paint for the last...

I have been looking at new car paint for the last few months and kinda like the taupe colors that jeep has. Also, the new Yukon has a good looking Taupe.
Just got a $100 quote for a DYI windshield,...
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