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Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6214/109328-volvo-...

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6214/109328-volvo-billet-hd-turbo-performance-camshaft-ipd-109328
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By Redwood Chair
354 is the magic number.

354 is the magic number.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Redwood Chair
I have a stock 240 panhard bar for $30 plus...

I have a stock 240 panhard bar for $30 plus shipping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,100
Posted By Redwood Chair
Delo 15-40 & Mobil 1 10-40 50/50 with a Mann...

Delo 15-40 & Mobil 1 10-40 50/50 with a Mann filter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By Redwood Chair
Wrong Coast Alert

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=345417
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By Redwood Chair
Did the math their 80K mile 14" tires @ $75 each...

Did the math their 80K mile 14" tires @ $75 each are cheaper to run than the bargain basement tires.

Of course if they're just for static display up on the jack stands they're 'top dollar'.

:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By Redwood Chair
Michelin Defenders from Discount Tire Direct on...

Michelin Defenders from Discount Tire Direct on eBay in 195-70-14 or 195-65-15.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Redwood Chair
And 'shift lock' in '92.

And 'shift lock' in '92.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Redwood Chair
Pretty good maybe but nowhere near the quality of...

Pretty good maybe but nowhere near the quality of OE the chrome plating process.

DAMHIK
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Redwood Chair
Read & Weep.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=271886
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,690
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ This but I use #400 or finer. A lot of the...

^ This but I use #400 or finer.

A lot of the aftermarket washers are too wide and don't produce the right sealing PSI anyway so I recommend refurbished OE washers.

Yes you can try to over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Redwood Chair
Pro tip: It's on the bottom of the log...

Pro tip:

It's on the bottom of the log manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes but they are a bitch to fish around and get...

Yes but they are a bitch to fish around and get the threads started straight in the deep well of the Virgo wheel.

IPD has something very similar to the Virgo lug nuts now.

140153 - Aftermarket...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Redwood Chair
Maybe cut a coil on the overloads if it's out of...

Maybe cut a coil on the overloads if it's out of level more than an inch [higher in the back measured at the ends of the rockers] as the rear upper perches won't suffer with a cut end.

Btw the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Redwood Chair
Restore it to stock. Mostly pros. ...

Restore it to stock.



Mostly pros.



Usually not needed unless it's been heavily overloaded and the rears are sagged.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Redwood Chair
No do not use the brake pedal to gravity bleed...

No do not use the brake pedal to gravity bleed the air in the hose, as it will just suck the fluid back and forth.

Gravity bleed is just what it sounds like, fluid will drain out when the brake...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Redwood Chair
Fit Models with 2.4L Engines or Swap ONLY

Fit Models with 2.4L Engines or Swap ONLY
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes be sure to use the cleanflametrap brake...

Yes be sure to use the cleanflametrap brake stick™ (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6073280&postcount=14) to shut off the MC or plastic under the MC cap to stop the gravity bleed.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes follow the recommended order unless you have...

Yes follow the recommended order unless you have opened the system to change parts and have introduced air into the system.

If so you must thoroughly bleed any opened areas immediately before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes. No.

Yes.

No.
Forum: showroom 12-23-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 957,820
Posted By Redwood Chair
Snake-in-the-crabgrass.

Snake-in-the-crabgrass.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0166/4148/produc...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0166/4148/products/To-Spec-detail_grande.png?v=1499177436
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
740: Lug nuts
Views: 1,261
Posted By Redwood Chair
Who rotates tires around the car anymore anyway? ...

Who rotates tires around the car anymore anyway?

Usually I just slap the fronts on the back when they start to edge and get some more when they're all edged and down.

But you're right the 'pro...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
740: Lug nuts
Views: 1,261
Posted By Redwood Chair
Moral Of Story

Never let the tire monkeys touch your car, take them loose wheels first thing in the morning and ask if you can wait for them to be done.

NB:

If you try to be a nice guy and come back later...
Forum: showroom 12-13-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,719
Views: 1,223,913
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: I bought a bunch of those from Rusty...

:nod:

I bought a bunch of those from Rusty at RPR when he went out.

Sold them real cheap on here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/abf2833e-ec06-4f9...

https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/abf2833e-ec06-4f9a-b3d6-3647efa95fb2_1.cdf34b65bd43d4eb38886754e233083d.jpeg?odnWidth=612&odnHeight=612&odnBg=ffffff
Forum: showroom 12-01-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By Redwood Chair
Heh we used to turn the whitewalls inward back in...

Heh we used to turn the whitewalls inward back in the day.
Forum: showroom 12-01-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By Redwood Chair
Whitewalls went out on foreign cars about the...

Whitewalls went out on foreign cars about the time of the 544, so they're not really a 'restoration' item for 140s anyway.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Redwood Chair
Usually I don't but distilled water is hard to...

Usually I don't but distilled water is hard to find right now due to the pandemic.

:e-shrug:

In any case Zerex > green death.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Valvoline-Zerex-G05-50-...

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Valvoline-Zerex-G05-50-50-Ready-to-Use-Antifreeze-Coolant-1-Gallon/168610254?wmlspartner=wmtlabs&adid=22222222222072115417&wmlspartner=wmtlabs&wl0=e&wl1=o&wl2=c&wl3=83219286...
Forum: showroom 12-01-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By Redwood Chair
:wave: But then the offset would be...

:wave:



But then the offset would be incorrect, might as well use 6" wide 700-900 steel wheels that you can actually find if you're going 25et.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By Redwood Chair
Done it many times on 240s, the junkyard is full...

Done it many times on 240s, the junkyard is full of endless possibilities including the hidden screw jack in 7-9's that prep usually misses.

Sometimes you can tuck the other end under the next...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By Redwood Chair
Pry it up with a stack of tires and a metal...

Pry it up with a stack of tires and a metal bumper.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By Redwood Chair
No

No
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes there is a metal plate and associated rubber...

Yes there is a metal plate and associated rubber pad for a 740 clutch setup.

You should have gotten them with the pedal box?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By Redwood Chair
$158 is just a little bit more than the post...

$158 is just a little bit more than the post office for a ~25# package but not bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,423
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: All set except for the fuse. ...

:uh:

All set except for the fuse.

:rockon:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,423
Posted By Redwood Chair
KISS

Or stick to your original plan with amp rated wiring & a switch installed in a blank plate on the center stack console.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.bing.com/th?id=OP.pr%2bTZh8Z0eXqkQ474C...

https://www.bing.com/th?id=OP.pr%2bTZh8Z0eXqkQ474C474&o=5&pid=21.1&bw=0&bc=FFFFFF&w=144&h=144&qlt=100
Forum: showroom 11-19-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3cSl4OhF...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3cSl4OhFhHBI1wuaimU4B59BeG3x5AImLA_XTip0b2ban2K1WMnL7ZWYSu6m8TgkgV0dfas4xunkbtsDsoMcEx7HHJhMZtWZB4SbYLChnFYPQSBs6gWfE71qG9NbMMzn5xKJlc3Rg-O5riq8pxKRxyw=w1351-...
Forum: website & board 11-19-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By Redwood Chair
It is.

It is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=35...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=357543

If you're lucky enough to have everything go smoothly, yes.



Yes.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=323283
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,203
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/8RDPUUdh6Ls/maxresdefault.j...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/8RDPUUdh6Ls/maxresdefault.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By Redwood Chair
Generally one uses the front crossmember and...

Generally one uses the front crossmember and pumpkin to lift RWD Volvos.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By Redwood Chair
Did you bleed the fronts immediately after...

Did you bleed the fronts immediately after swapping components, or wait and inadvertently send air out back to be trapped in the proportioning valves by cutting to the 'recommended' order?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By Redwood Chair
Pull it back at the corners, no need to drop the...

Pull it back at the corners, no need to drop the whole thing to work on the hinges / tailgate.

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh136/redwoodchair/82%20245%20GLT/82245GLTPaint210.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,715
Posted By Redwood Chair
That panel below the dash and in front of the...

That panel below the dash and in front of the shifter is 72 only.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,778
Posted By Redwood Chair
Hard to find good help these days.

Hard to find good help these days.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,778
Posted By Redwood Chair
:urgod: :nod: Maintenance is...

:urgod:




:nod:

Maintenance is the new performance.

:zzz:
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