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Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By 57plymouth
I have a 90+ with no cracks for sale for $150 if...

I have a 90+ with no cracks for sale for $150 if you are looking for a good one. Send me a PM
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By 57plymouth
That is how I took that part out of the junkyard...

That is how I took that part out of the junkyard when I put in on the car. It was installed the same way on the donor car.
Forum: events 12-09-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,985
Posted By 57plymouth
Brave man puts home address on internet.

Brave man puts home address on internet.
Forum: showroom 11-23-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,277
Posted By 57plymouth
I need to inventory them. I have a bunch of...

I need to inventory them. I have a bunch of stuff. When I have a full list I will post in the for sale section
Forum: showroom 11-22-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,277
Posted By 57plymouth
Sold. Parts will be listed for sale when I...

Sold.

Parts will be listed for sale when I can make some time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,370
Posted By 57plymouth
People still do that? Really, it's just 3 ground...

People still do that? Really, it's just 3 ground wires. I thought that fad passed with under car neon and lambo door kits.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 302,370
Posted By 57plymouth
Google Sloppy Mechanics stage 3 cam. My research...

Google Sloppy Mechanics stage 3 cam. My research says to use that or the Brian Tooley mentioned here. The new Summit cams are copies of the Tooley cams from the hubbub I've heard.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,166
Posted By 57plymouth
Last time we did this, I bought a LOT of oil. ...

Last time we did this, I bought a LOT of oil. 30-40 qts. Don't worry about it going bad on the shelf. It will be fine. Yes, you can use this weight oil in your car. I have had no issues with it.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 302,370
Posted By 57plymouth
That was a nice car. I never understood the...

That was a nice car. I never understood the spare tire glued...

But I digress.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,546
Posted By 57plymouth
The IPD kit is just the stock replacement stuff...

The IPD kit is just the stock replacement stuff from the later models, right? I have a 1991, and I have no trouble getting to the flame trap. It's right on top.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 302,370
Posted By 57plymouth
Is that a reference to a former member here that...

Is that a reference to a former member here that had a, perhaps, red 244 that was, perhaps, very clean?
Forum: events 10-19-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 71,620
Posted By 57plymouth
Will it be in Alabama again?

Will it be in Alabama again?
Forum: showroom 10-16-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,277
Posted By 57plymouth
And just like that, the transmission cooler lines...

And just like that, the transmission cooler lines wore through at the retainer bracket. Pumped out 2 qts of trans fluid in 1 average day of driving. Of course, and average day for me is about 125...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 302,370
Posted By 57plymouth
Methinks a little assembly is needed for that...

Methinks a little assembly is needed for that engine. Or, are you using super glue instead of bolts?

Glad you have made the right call.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,927
Posted By 57plymouth
Check the timing belt first. If it's broken, you...

Check the timing belt first. If it's broken, you have begun your saga of pain.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,322
Posted By 57plymouth
I have E codes on my car and they bolt in. You...

I have E codes on my car and they bolt in. You will have to change the pigtail on the wiring for the bulbs as the US bulbs don't fit. The chrome trim is missing on the gray car you posted, but it...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,277
Posted By 57plymouth
Now with 250,000 miles. Still going strong.

Now with 250,000 miles. Still going strong.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,566
Posted By 57plymouth
I used a cold chisel and a hammer to break them...

I used a cold chisel and a hammer to break them free on my car. But mine was not rusty at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,185
Posted By 57plymouth
With a reman cheapie from a parts store? Could...

With a reman cheapie from a parts store? Could still be the problem. I've gone through 3 so far. Also check the bushings in the mounts. When they fail the belts slip.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,185
Posted By 57plymouth
Alternator is failing. Voice of experience. ...

Alternator is failing. Voice of experience. Exact same thing happened to me when my alternator died.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,564
Posted By 57plymouth
Before you jump on the wiring, check to see if ...

Before you jump on the wiring, check to see if the bulb holders are making solid contact with the metal strips on the housings. The tend to get hot, warp, and fail.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By 57plymouth
The pumps are likely done. Get a helper to...

The pumps are likely done. Get a helper to activate the switch while you check the pumps. Remove the output tubes when the pump is activated. If they flow at the pump try blowing compressed air...
Forum: showroom 06-21-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,277
Posted By 57plymouth
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,426
Posted By 57plymouth
No. 500hp is a pipe dream with a Volvo red...

No. 500hp is a pipe dream with a Volvo red block. I think that the limit of what a red block can do is 300hp. That would take a very good turbo, a 4 valve head with very good cams, and all the...
Forum: showroom 06-20-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,277
Posted By 57plymouth
It crossed over 245,000 miles a few weeks back. ...

It crossed over 245,000 miles a few weeks back.

I have found another car that I'm seriously considering buying. I can't decide if I want to buy that car or not, and if I do should I sell this...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,426
Posted By 57plymouth
500 to 600hp? When do you start the LS...

500 to 600hp?

When do you start the LS swap?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 298,400
Posted By 57plymouth
No way CwazyWazy spends that kind of money. Nope.

No way CwazyWazy spends that kind of money. Nope.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,053
Posted By 57plymouth
Probably the contacts on the bulb are not solid...

Probably the contacts on the bulb are not solid to the contacts on the circuit board on the cluster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,053
Posted By 57plymouth
I replaced every bulb on my car except the head...

I replaced every bulb on my car except the head light bulbs and the bulbs inside the toggle switches for under $50.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,053
Posted By 57plymouth
Time to hit ebay for some chinesium LED bulbs.

Time to hit ebay for some chinesium LED bulbs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By 57plymouth
I used 2 part epoxy and a piece of sheet metal to...

I used 2 part epoxy and a piece of sheet metal to reinforce my map pockets. Then I painted the insides with spray can bedliner. They look good and have held up great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,168
Posted By 57plymouth
I daily my 1991 240 wagon in Columbia, SC. In...

I daily my 1991 240 wagon in Columbia, SC. In case you wondered, it's hot here in the summer.

I am also old enough that I refuse to suffer with a hot car in the summer since I don't have to.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,546
Posted By 57plymouth
I did the "Internal Bypass" method on the above...

I did the "Internal Bypass" method on the above reference website. I did it as a precaution before the faker board failed. I had the dash apart anyway.

HOWEVER, the reading on your car is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By 57plymouth
The 2nd Gen Camaro guys seem to like the Rostra...

The 2nd Gen Camaro guys seem to like the Rostra kits. However, they use one with a cable speedometer drive. I'm not sure on the flying magnet style.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,838
Posted By 57plymouth
I had the wiring jumper and could not get...

I had the wiring jumper and could not get everything working. I pulled the 2 power wires and ground out of the factory harness and added my own speaker wires.
Forum: showroom 03-28-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,277
Posted By 57plymouth
Over 240K miles and trucking along. It's a...

Over 240K miles and trucking along. It's a lovely shade of yellow in this pollen! Developed an oil leak that I suspect is the rear cam plug. I'll probably pull the valve cover and smear the plug in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,143
Posted By 57plymouth
Why bother? Small displacement. A 5.3 is small...

Why bother? Small displacement. A 5.3 is small enough.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,143
Posted By 57plymouth
Any LS engine larger than a 4.8. Nice interior...

Any LS engine larger than a 4.8. Nice interior stuff for my 240. That's about it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,954
Posted By 57plymouth
I have been very pleased with my IPD lowering...

I have been very pleased with my IPD lowering springs.

Don't be a butcher and cut the springs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,991
Posted By 57plymouth
This. 10:00 is still within the normal range. I...

This. 10:00 is still within the normal range. I don't think you need to worry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
Views: 3,596
Posted By 57plymouth
My 91 Base model has a body color air dam.

My 91 Base model has a body color air dam.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,250
Posted By 57plymouth
Redwood Chair. He's a member here with a nice...

Redwood Chair. He's a member here with a nice white 245.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,268
Posted By 57plymouth
Remove the bulb.

Remove the bulb.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,041
Posted By 57plymouth
Sounds like the time has come to add a little LS...

Sounds like the time has come to add a little LS swap to your life. Remember that these cars were built with LS swaps in mind. Those tricky Swedes had a crystal ball in the 70's.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 298,400
Posted By 57plymouth
I would imagine that the belt will slip on the...

I would imagine that the belt will slip on the A/C compressor. It doesn't look like it has enough wrap.

But good work! You should be back in action soon.
Forum: showroom 11-30-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,213
Posted By 57plymouth
I have the sachs replacement 245 turbo shocks, a...

I have the sachs replacement 245 turbo shocks, a set of 245 turbo sway bars and the IPD lowering springs. It's a pretty hard ride. When I replace the shocks, I will not put on the turbo shocks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,652
Posted By 57plymouth
The alternators I have bought had the correct...

The alternators I have bought had the correct pulley. If not, that is a service that Advance Auto is supposed to do at no cost. Swapping the pulley is supposed to be part of the deal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,032
Posted By 57plymouth
FYI; the system in this write up is different...

FYI; the system in this write up is different than what is used in the 1990 and up cars. Possibly 1989. The system that I have in my 1991 came out of a 1990, and it does not use the vacuum system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,652
Posted By 57plymouth
If you fix the wiring and the alternator does not...

If you fix the wiring and the alternator does not provide at least 13.5 volts MINIMUM, the alternator is garbage. Like I said, new parts from a parts store cannot be trusted any more. You must test...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,922
Posted By 57plymouth
John, can you give more insight into this swap? ...

John, can you give more insight into this swap? I have been considering the 8.8 swap for a while, but if there is a Toyota axle that fits better I would like to know more about it. What year and...
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