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Forum: showroom 06-16-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,852
Posted By PRVersion
Wow, great job on the swap! She must be a special...

Wow, great job on the swap! She must be a special gal, that's more than I'd do for anybody I know for free. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By PRVersion
If you have to ask, and you don't have piles of...

If you have to ask, and you don't have piles of cash laying around to throw at a shop to replace the engine because you're not there yet in your tools/confidence/knowledge, keep looking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By PRVersion
That sounds horrible. Is there a good write up on...

That sounds horrible. Is there a good write up on this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,542
Posted By PRVersion
Year/model? Also that vid looks pretty normal to...

Year/model? Also that vid looks pretty normal to me :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By PRVersion
940 seats- power to manual?

Both my power seat switch boxes are more junk than not. I already pulled them and installed manual seats from a 740, but the stitching/patterns don't match, the leather is harder, etc. Can I remove...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By PRVersion
This is also a fantastic plan, but if you can't...

This is also a fantastic plan, but if you can't afford a pressure tester, my post is a great place to start.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By PRVersion
Kjet doesn't care what temp your engine is aside...

Kjet doesn't care what temp your engine is aside from when it starts actually adjusting fuel via the o2 sensor.

It sounds to me like your control pressure regulator (warm up regular) goes too lean...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,851
Posted By PRVersion
The OP was asking about 2.4, I believe- I'm going...

The OP was asking about 2.4, I believe- I'm going with 2.2 for lowest hassle of installation and best economy bang for the buck. I already have a '75 distributor setup running on the car.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,851
Posted By PRVersion
Bumping because I'm close- I got the intake...

Bumping because I'm close- I got the intake manifold, lh 2.2 tps, injectors, fpr, fuel harness/computer, amm.

I forgot to grab a rail to modify, alt and starter wiring is already in place so those...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,562
Posted By PRVersion
you mean the original dash or the one he...

you mean the original dash or the one he installed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By PRVersion
I know sometimes smaller coolant holes in the hg...

I know sometimes smaller coolant holes in the hg are to slow the coolant flow so that the coolant has more time to exchange heat with the head.

if the headgasket doesn't sit inside or exactly...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,851
Posted By PRVersion
I want to do this, as well- I have a 140 with a...

I want to do this, as well- I have a 140 with a B20 with a fuel injected head (not sure what year the motor is) that somebody already updated to the '75 dizzy and electronic ignition, I have...
Forum: showroom 03-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,584
Posted By PRVersion
I suspect this is #64 Hayenna brown

I suspect this is #64 Hayenna brown
Forum: showroom 03-18-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,980
Posted By PRVersion
I would be happy to oblige except this car went...

I would be happy to oblige except this car went back across the pond to Norway two years ago. The guy was supposed to email pics of whatever he did to it, but I never heard from him again.
Forum: showroom 01-29-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,270
Posted By PRVersion
What did I just see? Ken advocating some kind of...

What did I just see? Ken advocating some kind of ride height modification that didn't include getting used to the taller rear because overload springs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,304
Posted By PRVersion
I'm curious about how this turns out, too- as of...

I'm curious about how this turns out, too- as of last week my OD started waiting untill ~40mph to engage at light throttle when the car is cold, still shifts great warm. I'm debating swapping with...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 46,601
Posted By PRVersion
:rofl: well it looks good..

:rofl:

well it looks good..
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 44,643
Posted By PRVersion
what, do you have 2 cylinders running a small...

what, do you have 2 cylinders running a small turbo, and 3 running a bigger one? :lol:



never mind.
Forum: showroom 10-13-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,299
Posted By PRVersion
Busy busy! Why do you want to swap to the IRS?

Busy busy! Why do you want to swap to the IRS?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,388
Posted By PRVersion
And those of us who actually want to take...

And those of us who actually want to take advantage of this information appreciate it, even if nearly vanishes under the piles of non-info.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,388
Posted By PRVersion
Probably a good rule of thumb, ans thanks. That...

Probably a good rule of thumb, ans thanks. That said, if I don't like them, and nobody wants to give me the $20ish bucks I paid for them, I'll be happy to scrap them. everybody wins!



I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,388
Posted By PRVersion
Correct.. I feel like some of the replies here...

Correct.. I feel like some of the replies here are posted after assuming I was asking because I wanted to know if there were enough coils cut off. I willingly payed bottom dollar after spending very...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,388
Posted By PRVersion
Oh come now, Ken- clearly everybody doesn't know,...

Oh come now, Ken- clearly everybody doesn't know, all I knew was that people used to cut absurd amounts off the old ipd springs and still run them. :e-shrug: sheesh.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,388
Posted By PRVersion
Really? nobody knows? Well, mods delete this...

Really? nobody knows? Well, mods delete this plaus, I'll just call ipd since they're open today and ask them..
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,388
Posted By PRVersion
How many coils on blue IPD 240 springs?

No, not how many should I cut off. I'm wondering how many they come with from ipd- I found a set in a junkyard and now I want to know if I want to even attempt to run them, or just sell them.....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,836
Posted By PRVersion
What are you even on about? 8v lifters are solid,...

What are you even on about? 8v lifters are solid, there is no need to keep themselves pumped up...there are certainly no rockers, so why even bring it up? :???:
Forum: showroom 09-05-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,988
Posted By PRVersion
you guys called it, it was chromed from the...

you guys called it, it was chromed from the factory, and then painted.. I can make out "MADE IN ITALY" on the back and parts of the Nardi engraving on the front.
Forum: showroom 09-02-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,988
Posted By PRVersion
Oddly enough, it seems to have been painted black...

Oddly enough, it seems to have been painted black over chrome, that is also flaking. There are also 2 cracks in the back of the wheel i want to clean out, glue and clamp... it would be a higher...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 110,911
Posted By PRVersion
Tell me more about how you eliminated the Saab...

Tell me more about how you eliminated the Saab sensor for the efan? where did you add pins to tap in?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,183
Posted By PRVersion
Pretty sure it just has an all-steel pully.

Pretty sure it just has an all-steel pully.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,767
Posted By PRVersion
Go to junkyard, find a stock turbo air box with...

Go to junkyard, find a stock turbo air box with all the clips intact, install it in your car.

The stock filter is plenty big. Give it a way to suck air from outside the bay if you're that worried...
Forum: showroom 09-02-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,988
Posted By PRVersion
Sweeter still for the price of ~$20.

Sweeter still for the price of ~$20.
Forum: showroom 09-02-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,641
Posted By PRVersion
So... this might be a good place to ask: I...

So... this might be a good place to ask: I grabbed some new, blue IPD lowering springs off a junk yard 244 a few weeks ago, they are cut down to a total of 4.5 coils. obviously, I don't know how many...
Forum: showroom 09-02-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,988
Posted By PRVersion
got this out of an ancient mercedes in a junk...

got this out of an ancient mercedes in a junk yard, got lucky with the volvo horn button and hub... need to do some refinishing on her before i put it in the 245
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Forum: showroom 05-15-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By PRVersion
wat

wat
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,632
Posted By PRVersion
I have superpro poly in every spot except the...

I have superpro poly in every spot except the rear trailing arms of my 75 245, and it drives great- I didn't install them all at once, so if they transmit a bit more road noise, I didn't notice much....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By PRVersion
real power? yeah that'll be the day. as for...

real power? yeah that'll be the day.

as for drilling and tapping more holes, the rails aren't thick enough; they have nuts welded to the inside for a reason. i'll figure something out, and i'll...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By PRVersion
dat body roll :lol: really tho, looks like...

dat body roll :lol:

really tho, looks like you guys had fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,278
Posted By PRVersion
i've done effectively the same thing with...

i've done effectively the same thing with non-volvo engines, the only difference is that you lose a little low RPM potential. maybe. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By PRVersion
interesting. mine has a couple of holes to mount...

interesting. mine has a couple of holes to mount the pump by the gas tank but that's it.

my x-member was from an M40, and i compared it side by side with one from... i forget, either an M46 or a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By PRVersion
got the round mount, put it on, same problem....

got the round mount, put it on, same problem. feels bad, man. in fact the round mount and the old square one were the exact same thickness. even with just one bolt in one side, i can't force the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,966
Posted By PRVersion
my honest guess is that they cut it somewhat...

my honest guess is that they cut it somewhat close on the original casting, and milled the top deck until it cleaned up ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By PRVersion
ok awesome, thanks!

ok awesome, thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By PRVersion
converting a 75 240 to a B230- mounting issues

never mind all the electrical and fuel stuff, this thread is about the hard parts.

i have the complete engine mounts from a B230. the engine is sitting in the bay with them all bolted down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,019
Posted By PRVersion
we just got a newish product by Wurth called...

we just got a newish product by Wurth called "Rost Off Ice" that does this- it seems to work really well. just don't get it on your fingers, it is cold as hell and will burn you in short order.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,104
Posted By PRVersion
plans for the car changed when i couldn't figure...

plans for the car changed when i couldn't figure out a way to move the T-5 shifter back far enough to make it to the stock shifter location while attached to the PRV, due to how far forward the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,722
Posted By PRVersion
i like the idea of this, but then again i have...

i like the idea of this, but then again i have carpel tunnel. :lol: is there some reason some of you have done away with it?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,040
Posted By PRVersion
i also run the 92/87 in the upper hose- it really...

i also run the 92/87 in the upper hose- it really only ever comes on if i'm sitting in traffic or at a drive thru window, and only after the needle gets up to the top of the letter "N." i'd like it...
Forum: showroom 08-22-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,157
Posted By PRVersion
what model?

what model?
Forum: showroom 08-13-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,200
Posted By PRVersion
thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you...

thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you...
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