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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By white855T
You could do something like this with a turbo...

You could do something like this with a turbo kjet airbox.

https://cdn.thingiverse.com/renders/2d/cd/55/98/b5/2fb1604a7e31714f47ba20be3aa67d1e_preview_featured.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By white855T
I second this. My 90 765 did the same.

I second this. My 90 765 did the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,519
Posted By white855T
Totally cool. I don't recommend anyone putting to...

Totally cool. I don't recommend anyone putting to 2 drinks in the cup holder. This is how they break. I love the speaker mount. Man, now I want a 3d printer. :lol:
Forum: showroom 01-05-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 175,573
Posted By white855T
Don't worry about it. Just run it. They pretty...

Don't worry about it. Just run it. They pretty much are all like that. Occasionally I come across one that isn't cracked but that's once in every blue moon.
Forum: showroom 01-05-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 175,573
Posted By white855T
Cracks where? In the turbine housing(hot side)?

Cracks where? In the turbine housing(hot side)?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
I will update this as soon as can. I have too...

I will update this as soon as can. I have too many projects so its hard to document everything but I'm trying as much as I can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,962
Posted By white855T
Its also a good idea to have helper but I...

Its also a good idea to have helper but I understand that you don't always have help. Glad you got it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,962
Posted By white855T
The shifter has to come out of the shifter cage....

The shifter has to come out of the shifter cage. If you remove the lower pin. The shifter is still held out but the reverse lock out plate and a circlip. To remove the lock out plate you will need to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
You can still do it. Just pull motor/trans out if...

You can still do it. Just pull motor/trans out if it's all sorted. I had the motor/trans in and pulled it out to clean engine bay. I said frick it and just did it. I did lose a lot of time but it had...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
It's some of the most mind-numbing, tedious work...

It's some of the most mind-numbing, tedious work you'll ever do but its worth it. I didn't have my sandblasting setup dialed in which made it take forever. If you have the chance to do it, you'll be...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 88,079
Posted By white855T
I checked prices on website. That looks like a...

I checked prices on website. That looks like a good junkyard!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By white855T
Wow. That's an experience that your daughter will...

Wow. That's an experience that your daughter will never forget! Great job.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
Okay. Trying to do some updates. I'll get back to...

Okay. Trying to do some updates. I'll get back to where I left off previously soon. So I pulled out motor again because I wanted to clean up and polish the engine bay. It was looking raggedy to me. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 37,002
Posted By white855T
Pictures showing up good. Repair is good. C...

Pictures showing up good. Repair is good.

C pillar trim is available but not cheap. https://www.swedishcarparts.com/models/22-volvo-240-260-1975-1982-and-1980-1993/parts/b-pillar-covers
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 37,002
Posted By white855T
Pictures are not showing up.

Pictures are not showing up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By white855T
Those clips have to be salvaged from other...

Those clips have to be salvaged from other headlight assemblies. When I can't find clips, I repair them using a plastic welder. Its not all that difficult to do so.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By white855T
Swedish car parts has them available....

Swedish car parts has them available. https://swedishcarparts.com/models/1-volvo-740-1985-1992/parts/headlight-molding

Not cheap of course. You can find them used on Ebay or make a wanted post on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By white855T
I've done this repair a bunch of times. When you...

I've done this repair a bunch of times. When you remove bell housing you will see where the o rings go. No disassembly of pump. Replace both with Genuine Volvo parts. I think it was around $40 for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By white855T
You have to remove the top nut and pry the shock...

You have to remove the top nut and pry the shock off and you'll be able to remove the lower shock bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,226
Posted By white855T
You could do something like this....

You could do something like this. https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoStickers.html#240bumperlabels
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
So this happened... I've been meaning to add some...

So this happened... I've been meaning to add some updates but have been really busy. Will add details later.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50614928458_30d364317a_c.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 37,002
Posted By white855T
Link to bullet connector....

Link to bullet connector. https://www.prancingmoose.com/blackvinyl.html#volvo1pole
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By white855T
That is the main point that I'm making. If the...

That is the main point that I'm making. If the shaft is worn out, then you would have to buy a new shaft which is not cheap. You can buy a readily available center cartridge and take care of this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By white855T
For turbo issue. Look up on YouTube for turbo...

For turbo issue. Look up on YouTube for turbo shaft play. There will be many videos that show you what is acceptable and what is not. Also if you are still not sure, you can just buy a new center...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,393
Posted By white855T
Sounds good. All you got to do is get started!

Sounds good. All you got to do is get started!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,316
Posted By white855T
Only buy genuine Volvo for coolant tank.

Only buy genuine Volvo for coolant tank.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By white855T
There isn't any aftermarket speaker available...

There isn't any aftermarket speaker available that works with the square speaker grille.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,770
Posted By white855T
Get some stock springs and install new struts....

Get some stock springs and install new struts. Then when you can properly spend some money, do it right with coilovers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By white855T
The emblem is not glued in place. The emblem is...

The emblem is not glued in place. The emblem is applied with double sided tape. If you are using a genuine Volvo emblem, you must use double sided tape. Do no use adhesive, it will ruin the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By white855T
Order Volvo sealer from fcp. Just add a couple of...

Order Volvo sealer from fcp. Just add a couple of small things you'll be over $49 for free shipping.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,433
Posted By white855T
All the v6 wct5 transmissions have removable bell...

All the v6 wct5 transmissions have removable bell housings(96-04). So there is always a good supply(at least in the US).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,926
Posted By white855T
I'll sell you a set of bolts for $15 shipped. Pm...

I'll sell you a set of bolts for $15 shipped. Pm me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By white855T
Flat flywheel?

Flat flywheel?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By white855T
Any machine shop can resurface the flywheel....

Any machine shop can resurface the flywheel. Should be $30-40. I've heard napa can do it too but haven't tried yet.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 45,240
Posted By white855T
Usually 89-93 cars are pretty solid. You get that...

Usually 89-93 cars are pretty solid. You get that typical surface rust in the engine bay and random places. Anything before 89, it will have some sort of rust. Not from salt but usually for...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 45,240
Posted By white855T
I wonder if they changed suppliers that use a...

I wonder if they changed suppliers that use a different nozzle. All the ones I bought work incredibly well for a spray can when compared to products like dupli-color.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 45,240
Posted By white855T
Did you buy ipd color matched 189 spray paint?...

Did you buy ipd color matched 189 spray paint? I've used it before for small repair jobs like that and it works great. You can blend repair pretty well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,337
Posted By white855T
Those aren't oe manufactures.

Those aren't oe manufactures.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,554
Posted By white855T
Most of what swedish car parts sells are...

Most of what swedish car parts sells are reproductions which means high prices. A lot of genuine parts are still available but people are lazy and don't do research. Ipd has gone downhill on genuine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,337
Posted By white855T
I know on some racks trw would of been oem.

I know on some racks trw would of been oem.
Forum: showroom 08-12-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By white855T
Sem trim black makes them look stock-ish.

Sem trim black makes them look stock-ish.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
I had to get up at the butt crack of down to put...

I had to get up at the butt crack of down to put in motor/trans. It didn't go as smoothly as planned but I managed to get it in there. After installing, I realized this is an early 240 so it doesn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,186
Posted By white855T
Did you run it dry on oil? Did the Kool-aid man...

Did you run it dry on oil? Did the Kool-aid man make an appearance?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
I put a lot of effort into all my projects but...

I put a lot of effort into all my projects but they are all meant to be driven. No trailer/garage queens here. Once they have been passed on, I want the new owner to enjoy the car and use it. What's...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
I had been waiting to pick up my powder coated...

I had been waiting to pick up my powder coated parts for a little while. Could I have painted these parts? Sure, but we're in the hottest part of summer right now. Wasn't going to happen. Powder...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,345
Posted By white855T
Bigger update coming... but small update today....

Bigger update coming... but small update today. Assembled 19t turbo(found this on a kia optima and it needed some modification to fit of course) and fitted down pipe to a mock up motor. Everything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By white855T
https://www.swedishcarparts.com/models/22-volvo-24...

https://www.swedishcarparts.com/models/22-volvo-240-260-1975-1982-and-1980-1993/parts/condensers

New condensers are available. Swedish car parts is just one option.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,422
Posted By white855T
Not OEM but new lights and brackets....

Not OEM but new lights and brackets. https://www.ebay.com/itm/362450187809
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,154
Posted By white855T
Yeah, that brace looks bent as hell. I've come...

Yeah, that brace looks bent as hell. I've come across some like that in a junkyard car. Spoiler alert, the car was wrecked in the front.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,696
Posted By white855T
Use a large chisel and hammer to loosen the...

Use a large chisel and hammer to loosen the bolts. The bolt heads will be ruined but at least you'll be able to get them off. I had to do this just last week. When one of the bolt heads rounded off.
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