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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By lumpy85
Thanks! I’ll look for this stuff if it all works...

Thanks! I’ll look for this stuff if it all works out
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By lumpy85
1995 940 auto doesn’t downshift to first

Anyone ever heard of this? Going to look at a 940 but the owner says you have to manually shift into first to take off, after that it shifts normal. Planning on driving it home, but if it is a simple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By lumpy85
Thanks! I like the 940 wagons and older 960...

Thanks! I like the 940 wagons and older 960 wagons the best. I don’t mind the sedan look, but it’s not my favorite. It’s going to be a daily driver. The harness was my biggest concern actually. It is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By lumpy85
1988 740 gle 5 speed

Any reason to not get a clean 88 740 gle 5 speed sedan? Anything specific to consider or look for?

Seems like a silly question? I know you all know a lot about these cars, I don’t want to get into...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 270,223
Posted By lumpy85
Just regasket it.

Just regasket it.
Forum: showroom 12-09-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9,451
Views: 3,039,160
Posted By lumpy85
Do it!

Do it!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,198
Posted By lumpy85
damn that's a nice car!!! Im jealous,

damn that's a nice car!!!

Im jealous,
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 116,145
Posted By lumpy85
Smorr is a very nice place, well kept, clean,...

Smorr is a very nice place, well kept, clean, trails marked clearly.

But sadly your right, it's nothing like going to colorado and driving in some of the stuff out there, and further west.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,984
Posted By lumpy85
Nice, ill look forward to keeping up with your...

Nice, ill look forward to keeping up with your build!
Forum: website & board 11-30-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,695
Posted By lumpy85
Just ordered one, i love wagons

Just ordered one, i love wagons
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,899
Posted By lumpy85
http://www.ipdusa.com/products/4858/100994-anti-sw...

http://www.ipdusa.com/products/4858/100994-anti-sway-bar-kit-700-900-wagon-models


Whats the difference in this kit? It says 900 series, looks like the closeout kit was for older 740/760 and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 100,543
Posted By lumpy85
im surprised it lasted as long as it did! you...

im surprised it lasted as long as it did! you gonna fix it?
Forum: showroom 11-15-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,479
Posted By lumpy85
Someone has unlimited time on a cnc lathe and cnc...

Someone has unlimited time on a cnc lathe and cnc mill! Nice work
Forum: showroom 11-10-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By lumpy85
Plastidip win! I like it. was it a pain to...

Plastidip win!

I like it. was it a pain to remove the plastidip?
Forum: showroom 11-10-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,474
Posted By lumpy85
Can't wait to see its progression, ...

Can't wait to see its progression,


Welcome and enjoy volvos!
Or at least working on volvos...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 37,194
Posted By lumpy85
Nice build so far! Can't wait to see vids of it...

Nice build so far! Can't wait to see vids of it running and driving
Forum: showroom 11-03-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,243
Posted By lumpy85
Nice job! What the heck is two capacity? Lol

Nice job!

What the heck is two capacity? Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 376,094
Posted By lumpy85
Very nice car, and very nice build. Nursing...

Very nice car, and very nice build. Nursing school is time consuming, it's going to be hard on her, so be supportive!

Glws if that's what you choose.
Forum: showroom 10-29-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By lumpy85
Congrats, Man you upper west coast guys...

Congrats,


Man you upper west coast guys get all the nice cars!
Forum: showroom 10-15-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,859
Posted By lumpy85
very well done!

very well done!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,267
Posted By lumpy85
Aluminum block sounds the best to me, too bad...

Aluminum block sounds the best to me, too bad they dont make carbon fiber or lexan hoods!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By lumpy85
Swap, without a doubt. Even if you owned a body...

Swap, without a doubt. Even if you owned a body shop it wouldnt be worththe cost. Scrap the rustbucket and find another winter beater. Imo
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By lumpy85
Well i got them in. They were black in color,...

Well i got them in. They were black in color, and had grease grooves in the middle. I used a hacksaw to cut through the barrel hammered the old ones out. I was able to install the new bushing by...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By lumpy85
i ordered them, they should be here some time...

i ordered them, they should be here some time next week, ill get them put in and tell you all how it goes.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By lumpy85
so the fcp poly is junk?

so the fcp poly is junk?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By lumpy85
has anyone used the fcp groton poly torque arm bushings

I am needing new torque arm bushings, mine are shot. I was looking at fcp and they have poly bushings for about 11 bucks each, i called and they said they were made in china. Is it worth double the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,677
Posted By lumpy85
its not my breather box that is the problem, but...

its not my breather box that is the problem, but i still hate oil leaks.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,976
Posted By lumpy85
any updates?

any updates?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By lumpy85
i get 22mpg on the highway in my stock 1993 240...

i get 22mpg on the highway in my stock 1993 240 auto. It throws no codes and the plugs look great. The air filter is new also, along with fresh transmission fluid. I would love to get 26-28mpg out...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,858
Posted By lumpy85
rear rotor 265 mm outside diameter...

rear rotor 265 mm outside diameter http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/moreinfo.php?pk=1279076
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By lumpy85
cant say that i agree with this hanging out of...

cant say that i agree with this hanging out of the car thing.


I say check all the bushings, and if you dont want to check them, replace them all. Only use poly or volvo bushing though, ive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By lumpy85
i just assumed that the gas got burned. I was...

i just assumed that the gas got burned. I was under the noobish impressing that it went in as a mist and almost totally burn instead of clinging to the plugs and obviously other parts.


Maybe im...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By lumpy85
cold startup, pulled spark plugs, their wet

Is this normal? i went out this morning to pull the car in the garage, started it up for about 20 seconds and moved it. I pulled the plugs a minute or two later and all the plugs were wet with gas....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By lumpy85
ive washed every motor in every car ive ever...

ive washed every motor in every car ive ever owned, and on the last 23 volvos ive bought i have gone to town on the motor. only my 91 has run different after the wash. After i got home and dried...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,858
Posted By lumpy85
Yes i am, i wasnt trying to be rude but there is...

Yes i am, i wasnt trying to be rude but there is a big difference between trying to make your stoppers match your power and trying to get stopped on the track, either drag or autocross. BTW this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,677
Posted By lumpy85
I have installed several seals into engines,...

I have installed several seals into engines, transmissions, transfercases, and axles. Im not a tard when it comes to installing a seal, although i appreciate the advice on the elrings. I put the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,677
Posted By lumpy85
also, a total noob question, I drove the car...

also, a total noob question,

I drove the car into the garage, it ran for maybe 20 seconds before i did my compression test. When i pulled out the plugs they were all wet. They werent black or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,677
Posted By lumpy85
compresssion test is done cold engine,...

compresssion test is done

cold engine, throttle not held open. I just turned motor over with the starter about 4 or 5 revolutions.


1 - 150psi
2 - 160psi
3 - 160psi
4 - 153psi
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,677
Posted By lumpy85
sorry, i guess i should have said that i replaced...

sorry, i guess i should have said that i replaced all the seals and gaskets with felpro, i heard elring sucked os i stayed away from them this time. I replaced the whole pcv system, the breather...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,858
Posted By lumpy85
What are you doing with this car that you...

What are you doing with this car that you actually need bigger brakes? How about buying good pads and good rotors like some EBC yellow pads and Centric premium rotors. I bet those pads and rotors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,677
Posted By lumpy85
b230's just leak!

This is my second RWD volvo and i cant get it to stop leaking oil. I replaced all the gaskets and seals but it still leaks. I am going to do a compression test in the morning to see if it has blow...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,963
Posted By lumpy85
Hey Eric, this is Ryan, we talked this weekend. ...

Hey Eric, this is Ryan, we talked this weekend.

gsellstr is doing another superpro polyurathane bushing group buy in feb.

here are the prices i was quoted for it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By lumpy85
how much better did the AC get in a 240 from 1990 to 1993?

Thinking about buying a clean 1990 240 and selling my 1993, but i want to know the difference in the AC although i dont use it alot. I know the 1993 was updated, but my 93 has a couple rust spots...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,800
Posted By lumpy85
ill be watching. I would drop it in stock, to...

ill be watching. I would drop it in stock, to see if you even have room for it length wise. its a fairly long motor and the 4 cyl is already at the firewall in the volvo. It should make for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By lumpy85
get some spacers made to that diameter. You...

get some spacers made to that diameter. You would have to run spacers anyways.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By lumpy85
same as ford taurus, some jag's, newer cougars,...

same as ford taurus, some jag's, newer cougars, obviously volvo except the s40 and im sure there is more. You may need wheel spacers, but you can get quite a few wheels to fit.


there is also...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 663,705
Posted By lumpy85
dont plan on banging gears? or you dont plan on...

dont plan on banging gears? or you dont plan on missing a shift?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,384
Posted By lumpy85
too much money for an ARB i guess.

too much money for an ARB i guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,909
Posted By lumpy85
you take your common sense and GTFO!!:-P

you take your common sense and GTFO!!:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,909
Posted By lumpy85
This, its worth a shot at least. Then you can...

This, its worth a shot at least. Then you can weld up one if the paint doesnt stick.
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