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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By hikerguy
I could be off but, I think the winter mode...

I could be off but, I think the winter mode changes the pressure in the trans
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By hikerguy
5/8th OD on the stub. A heavy duty garbage bag...

5/8th OD on the stub. A heavy duty garbage bag tripled up and a hose clamp is good for 73 miles
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By hikerguy
960 radiator block off

Currently stranded in state college PA. The rubber radiator block off on the passenger side has a car let go from dry rot.

My question is who makes an aftermarket one that last longer than a...
Forum: events 03-09-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,466
Posted By hikerguy
Aww I read this to late

Aww I read this to late
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,712
Posted By hikerguy
I've got a 87 944s and looked into doing the swap...

I've got a 87 944s and looked into doing the swap several years ago. Plan on buying the 960 oil pan to cut up and a 2in cowl hood, custom exhaust, low to no vac for brakes, custom low profile bell...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,222
Posted By hikerguy
Best bet would be to ditch everything and EV swap...

Best bet would be to ditch everything and EV swap it. If you diy it could probably be done for the cost of an lsx swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By hikerguy
So long as they're not too pitted I'd run them. ...

So long as they're not too pitted I'd run them. My 960 rear brakes were seized from rust, with very light pitting on the bottom. It's been at least 10k since then and no visible issues. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By hikerguy
I have a feeling when I get back home it's all...

I have a feeling when I get back home it's all coming out and I'll tap the head for a pipe plug. My state inspections are a joke anyways
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,769
Posted By hikerguy
I added a HF ooga horn to the v90 by splice the...

I added a HF ooga horn to the v90 by splice the existing wires. Works great but our wiring is most likely different. Sorry to side track
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By hikerguy
Why did you replace the first one? When they go...

Why did you replace the first one? When they go they normally fill the whole system with shavings in my experience. Same thing with AC compressors. Machined clearances don't like that as you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By hikerguy
Got that right bolzen

Got that right bolzen
Forum: events 12-14-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By hikerguy
I don't have Facebook but we will be there. If...

I don't have Facebook but we will be there. If the old girl makes it from Pennsylvania!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By hikerguy
That's great! I've never seen a pair and I own...

That's great! I've never seen a pair and I own 2-90 series cars. Any chance it's a euro only option? If not I'm going to have to start my searching. Thanks for the info
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By hikerguy
Oem are not aluminum as far as I know. Both...

Oem are not aluminum as far as I know. Both pictured are steel
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By hikerguy
I think I figured the air pump out. Pressure...

I think I figured the air pump out. Pressure washed the engine bay yesterday and the code has not returned. Thanks for the troubleshooting pointers zvolv.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By hikerguy
Road trippin'

~2200 Mile road trip starting this weekend. The wife insists we take the the little guy to Disney world for Christmas.

Over the last couple weeks I've been getting the 1997 v90 into shape (152k...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By hikerguy
Yeah, your going to need to add an all ways on...

Yeah, your going to need to add an all ways on cigarette plug or use the 2 pin style plug that comes with it. Pretty much just find a firewall grommet and sneak some wires through. Then hook up the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By hikerguy
I figured I would try them anyway. They are very...

I figured I would try them anyway. They are very much ferrous. I'm assuming, based on the casting portions that they were planning on using aluminum but instead made something even heavier than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By hikerguy
If you're interested in a project, HF makes a...

If you're interested in a project, HF makes a small solar charger you could plug into the cigarette lighter and set in the window. We bought a couple last spring and mounted them on the backhoe and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By hikerguy
I also added a bottle of lucus which I've had...

I also added a bottle of lucus which I've had good luck with in the past.

I don't know the past maintenance records unfortunately but judging by the the fluid, it'd been awhile.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By hikerguy
Opened AW3040 filter

Just changed rear crank seal and figured I would change the trans filter and flush it while I was at it. Everything shifts fine before and after. When I cut the filter open I found more stuff in...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,089
Posted By hikerguy
Yeah glass cloth starts coming apart at 1000f. I...

Yeah glass cloth starts coming apart at 1000f. I saw alot that kevlar/nomex thread but that's not even rated to 500f. What kind of temps are most guys running up to? I used to work at a drag...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,089
Posted By hikerguy
No I'm honestly looking for characteristics. As...

No I'm honestly looking for characteristics. As an insulator I see that flange and down pipe and think why only the turbo. What type of closures are people looking for, springs, buckles, high temp...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,089
Posted By hikerguy
What are people looking for from these turbo...

What are people looking for from these turbo blanket? We make high temperature blankets for power plants and industrial application. I don't see why we couldn't make custom....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By hikerguy
Found instructions thanks for the heads up

Found instructions thanks for the heads up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By hikerguy
Poulrais - second owner was a goof! Lankku -...

Poulrais - second owner was a goof!

Lankku - precision install and settle time? I was going to gently and uniformity tap it in. Am I going at this wrong?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By hikerguy
https://drive.google.com/file/d/11H1AV4amK6_203S7_...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11H1AV4amK6_203S7_n4ThvcHvIUG9ovL/view?usp=drivesdk

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oAr1nH5CmDLKx095we6oORvix97DfuNe/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By hikerguy
Odd scraping on block and starter ...

Odd scraping on block and starter

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11H1AV4amK6_203S7_n4ThvcHvIUG9ovL/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By hikerguy
Well good luck, should be a cool project to watch...

Well good luck, should be a cool project to watch take shape
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By hikerguy
White block RMS question

Are all white block rear main seal the same dimensions? I see different part numbers but I can't see Volvo changing such a key part dimension. I have a 1999 v70 glt seal left over, and a 1995...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By hikerguy
Not that I've seen. What's your plans if you...

Not that I've seen. What's your plans if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,153
Posted By hikerguy
Well carrying on like this is the kind of thing...

Well carrying on like this is the kind of thing that creates a caustic and corrosive atmosphere leading to people being less likely to participate in the forum. But sure let's get into a pissing...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,153
Posted By hikerguy
I'm on board if someone wants to start some sort...

I'm on board if someone wants to start some sort of group buy setup. They've got to be better than any bushings on my car. With the limit parts availablity on these cars I'm kinda surprised more...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By hikerguy
Classicswede are you planning on making them...

Classicswede are you planning on making them commercially available?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By hikerguy
Thats a pretty good idea. Seller just replied as...

Thats a pretty good idea. Seller just replied as turbo only.

I have a b6304 head with all the light weight goodies swapped over minus the pre 95 cams. I'm not above swapping parts, just...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,153
Posted By hikerguy
If the bushings look as nice as the pictures I'm...

If the bushings look as nice as the pictures I'm on board!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,153
Posted By hikerguy
$530 but what's shipping from Poland involve

$530 but what's shipping from Poland involve
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By hikerguy
Lankku thanks for that great info! I'll start...

Lankku thanks for that great info! I'll start pulling the motor this weekend hopefully. Not to familiar with the can system but ill brake the harness down to declutter anyways
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By hikerguy
I know the sunroof can be gotten out without...

I know the sunroof can be gotten out without removing the window but it's definitely a 2 person job. I don't remember which door/seat combination I used though.

If you're talking about changing...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By hikerguy
There's some good information in that thread. It...

There's some good information in that thread. It never ceases to amaze me what a knowledge base this place is.

what kind of headaches am I going to have trying to reuse the cable throttle body...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By hikerguy
Thanks for the info. This is just something I've...

Thanks for the info. This is just something I've been putting off doing for a long time and I'm finally in a position to make something happen.

The time factor is I own a construction company. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By hikerguy
I know I have to make a custom motor mount but...

I know I have to make a custom motor mount but I've got a full Fab shop too
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By hikerguy
V90/960 t6

I currently have 2 parts xc90s with t6 that I'm trying to figure out what to do with. If I donate 1 of them to a swap project can I make everything work for under $1500?

Not looking for 400+hp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,836
Posted By hikerguy
The only thing I got to stop the noise was cheap...

The only thing I got to stop the noise was cheap wiper blade. The more I spent the worse they got
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By hikerguy
Door handles and cup holders... Why is it so...

Door handles and cup holders... Why is it so hard to make something that will last
http://imgur.com/gallery/021MnzY
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By hikerguy
Hey at least it was easy, could have forgotten...

Hey at least it was easy, could have forgotten the head gasket
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By hikerguy
How do the battery terminals look?

How do the battery terminals look?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By hikerguy
You'd be amazed what kinda crap is in that last...

You'd be amazed what kinda crap is in that last little bit of fuel. I'd change the filter while your at it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By hikerguy
Sounds stupid but try reseating the bulbs. I...

Sounds stupid but try reseating the bulbs. I know I turned my brake bulb just a couple degrees to far and spent way too long with my nose in the green book.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,153
Posted By hikerguy
B e a utiful

B e a utiful
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