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Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 24,964
Posted By Jon P.
Found the pic. Did you have a roof rack and stock...

Found the pic. Did you have a roof rack and stock hubcaps on in April? Everything else matches up besides those 2.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jon P.
My car runs around 50 psi with the vac line off...

My car runs around 50 psi with the vac line off the fpr. Maybe 42-44 with it on. My car also isn't a kjet, so you may want to Google fuel psi with and without the fpr. 100 is very high, though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Jon P.
How many zip ties can you afford?

How many zip ties can you afford?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 24,964
Posted By Jon P.
Nice work! Pretty sure I saw this in Seattle when...

Nice work! Pretty sure I saw this in Seattle when I was visiting in April. I've got a picture of it somewhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
I will do the same. Still not going to shun the...

I will do the same. Still not going to shun the e-fan just yet, worst case scenario I'll keep a mechanical fan packed in the back.

Does anyone know of any good volvo junkyards in portland? Might...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,306
Posted By Jon P.
I had a chance to check out his 245 as well as...

I had a chance to check out his 245 as well as this 1800 while passing through Denver. Some awesome stuff, really cool to follow this stuff for some time and finally see it in person. I felt like a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
Qwkswede recommended Volvo specialists in Denver,...

Qwkswede recommended Volvo specialists in Denver, which happened to be a few miles from where we stopped for the day. Gave them a call and Rudy talked with the mechanics there and he assured me they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
Unless I am mathing wrong, I have managed 22.5...

Unless I am mathing wrong, I have managed 22.5 mpg for the trip thus far (760+ miles) going about 65mph on avg.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
Made it to Denver area, in Aurora now. I can hit...

Made it to Denver area, in Aurora now. I can hit red in 3 minutes in traffic so I'm looking to fix this tomorrow. Any Volvo places in Denver you guys recommend?

My tstat switch is 92c, gsellstr....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
Yeah, but I got about a ton of crap in my car,...

Yeah, but I got about a ton of crap in my car, has to run a little harder so the fan is used a bit more. My route is Amarillo to Des Moines, to Denver. Doubt I'll hit Denver today.

Thanks for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
Yes sir, on that now.

Yes sir, on that now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
Have to be going 50+ mph to stay in good range,...

Have to be going 50+ mph to stay in good range, under 40 started warming up in the 210F+ range. Didn't go slow that long to see if the temp climbed any higher.Thanks for the tip, Dan! Ill check that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jon P.
emergency - panhandle texas

Hey guys, pulled over at a gas station with engine cooling problems. Maybe 20 miles north of Vernon on 287. Wife and I are moving from Texas heading to Washington state with the car packed down and 2...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jon P.
What's your fuel pressure looking like? I was in...

What's your fuel pressure looking like? I was in the same situation and the debris made it past the fuel filter and cruded up my fuel injectors.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,660
Posted By Jon P.
I was thinking it was the belt out of alignment...

I was thinking it was the belt out of alignment due to a worn bushing from that sound. If the sound doesn't clear up, check to see how square your belts are to one another. Busted bushings can have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,660
Posted By Jon P.
Message philski o'flood on parts, he has just...

Message philski o'flood on parts, he has just about everything, ever. If no dice, you can ask in the wanted section. Regardless of new motor mounts, these engines moves quite a bit. A few people have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Jon P.
Of course. But why? Replace the harness...

Of course. But why? Replace the harness altogether, the entire thing is falling apart and you're going to be chasing electrical gremlins for years to come the longer you keep it in there.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 80,922
Posted By Jon P.
Is that from an 850?

Is that from an 850?
Forum: events 04-10-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,768
Posted By Jon P.
Going to be in Portland this time. Doh!

Going to be in Portland this time. Doh!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 143,695
Posted By Jon P.
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By Jon P.
With what tool? None of mine fit behind 240's and...

With what tool? None of mine fit behind 240's and I mostly work on 240's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By Jon P.
It's still the same price....

It's still the same price. http://www.amazon.com/Brand-Crank-Shaft-Position-Sensor/dp/B00FSCAQEA

edit: Instead of waiting for my swivel sockets to ship in, I was able to change out my CPS with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By Jon P.
Common sense... why didn't I think of that?!

Common sense... why didn't I think of that?!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By Jon P.
I'm not sure if no sensor = no spark, but it does...

I'm not sure if no sensor = no spark, but it does equate to a lot of problems when the connection is temperamental. One that lead me to thinking my car was being fuel starved, despite having changed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By Jon P.
7/9 series are pretty easy to get to the starter...

7/9 series are pretty easy to get to the starter bolts, this is a straight forward way to drop the tube.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jon P.
That is the entire interior right now besides the...

That is the entire interior right now besides the center console. I am also considering laying plaid over the center of the panel so only the top and bottom of the vinyl card are showing.

(clicky)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,470
Posted By Jon P.
What are you idling at? My 245 is having a...

What are you idling at? My 245 is having a similar problem, bout 1200ish.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jon P.
np, shallow mount takes care of this. Just...

np, shallow mount takes care of this. Just figuring the circumference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jon P.
Trying to cram 6.5" speakers in there. Definitely...

Trying to cram 6.5" speakers in there. Definitely not possible without hacking up the metal inside the door. :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jon P.
That stuff has been around forever, never thought...

That stuff has been around forever, never thought of using it. 'Bout $4 a bottle on amazon. I'll pick up one and give it a shot soon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,676
Posted By Jon P.
+1 for SEM color coat. I haven't tried acetone...

+1 for SEM color coat. I haven't tried acetone like smokey suggested, only their own "plastic prep" spray, which had mediocre results. I originally did colorcoat black and cleaned up with alcohol,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 143,695
Posted By Jon P.
I saw Heaven and Hell shortly before Dio passed...

I saw Heaven and Hell shortly before Dio passed away. I was about 20 ft. away from Iommi's cabs. Ears rang for a few days. Worth it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Jon P.
Is this an automatic? That's the same connector...

Is this an automatic? That's the same connector for the neutral safety switch, but I am unsure if those are the same colors for it. I can have a peek at my car ('91 245) if you are unsure. This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
740: High idle
Views: 865
Posted By Jon P.
No, I haven't specifically because the idle was...

No, I haven't specifically because the idle was fine. Should I give that a shot?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
740: High idle
Views: 865
Posted By Jon P.
I forgot to add that I later checked the codes...

I forgot to add that I later checked the codes throughout this process and got one for the AMM. Changed it out with another and had the same results.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
740: High idle
Views: 865
Posted By Jon P.
'88 740 - High idle

Hey guys, need some help / suggestions with this 740! Picked her up super cheap ($500) in non-running condition. Had her towed home, did some diagnosing and got the no-start down to the starter and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 168,274
Posted By Jon P.
Fuel injectors can't keep up with the powa?

Fuel injectors can't keep up with the powa?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,807
Posted By Jon P.
Damn those virgos look clean, almost photoshopped...

Damn those virgos look clean, almost photoshopped looking. What kind of easy off did you use?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 61,586
Posted By Jon P.
Same here, b230 N/A stock 20hg / 16hg.

Same here, b230 N/A stock 20hg / 16hg.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,187
Posted By Jon P.
The clamp in question is a quick release clamp or...

The clamp in question is a quick release clamp or bar clamp. Great for small woodworking projects.

You have so many cool accessories / rare goodies in this car! Great work so far.
Forum: showroom 03-16-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 115,334
Posted By Jon P.
What does an engine w/ accessories + tran weigh?...

What does an engine w/ accessories + tran weigh? Nice pic btw!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,477
Posted By Jon P.
Hey Chase, I have a large clock or two laying...

Hey Chase, I have a large clock or two laying around you can have. Also, I recommend a K&N filter for your airbox, they're not very expensive ($20-30 on ebay).
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 80,922
Posted By Jon P.
Going with the rx7 brakes or something else?

Going with the rx7 brakes or something else?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 80,922
Posted By Jon P.
You're building a tool shed?

You're building a tool shed?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 239,151
Posted By Jon P.
These are what I have. Kind of silly to buy a...

These are what I have. Kind of silly to buy a full set for one driver, but it's a start.

http://www.harborfreight.com/6-piece-star-bit-screwdriver-set-94757.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,145
Posted By Jon P.
You can leave the alternator wires connected,...

You can leave the alternator wires connected, just make sure you disconnect the battery whenever you do this. Disconnect the bolt that goes through the bushings, hold the alternator in place with zip...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,915
Posted By Jon P.
I rolled my first panel, just to get a feel of...

I rolled my first panel, just to get a feel of this type of painting. Involved way too much sanding, way more than your typical rattle can. I don't recommend it for the extra cost of materials. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,915
Posted By Jon P.
dblpst

dblpst
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,206
Posted By Jon P.
Thumbs up, loving the detailing process! My clear...

Thumbs up, loving the detailing process! My clear coat was too far gone to do that on my car, so I'm in the painting stage right now. Can't wait till it warms up a little to finish up.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 143,695
Posted By Jon P.
I would make my own project thread, but it would...

I would make my own project thread, but it would be boring and filled with many mechanically challenged updates.

Here are your stock 244/245 interior handles painted Cordovan Brown.
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