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Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2019, 06:23 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Let's have a party. My car will be in the garage...

Let's have a party. My car will be in the garage about that time, whether I have to drag all the household junk into the street or not.

:grrr:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 294,361
Posted By LC4CARL
You stud.

You stud.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Shock tuning never came up. I'll ask.

Shock tuning never came up. I'll ask.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
What's the deal with S10 shocks in the rear?

What's the deal with S10 shocks in the rear?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Great stuff! Much appreciated.

Great stuff! Much appreciated.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
GAZ for the front should be here by Christmas....

GAZ for the front should be here by Christmas. Existing rear units are Bilstein Touring. Would like to match to front at some point.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Stock spring are -100lbs? And my current IPD'S...

Stock spring are -100lbs? And my current IPD'S are -200lbs?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Love to! You're at 450 on the front? Would you...

Love to! You're at 450 on the front? Would you say that this is the high end for a street car? I was thinking maybe 325-350 on the front with 225 on the rear.

What about spring length? I'm seeing...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
What would be a reasonable high and low spring...

What would be a reasonable high and low spring rate range, front and rear, for a street-driven 245 please?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
In the new house. Down size from 3k to 2k SF =...

In the new house. Down size from 3k to 2k SF = three stall garage full of junk.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-19/i-S8fc5tC/0/3200c302/M/0E5AE33D-1509-4071-BD5C-A9F2DB1B808D-M.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,539
Posted By LC4CARL
Years ago, when I was in college, we had a...

Years ago, when I was in college, we had a balance machine that would spin the wheel / tire on the car and balance the entire assembly (hub / brake / etc). Kind of cool. No idea is this is still...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By LC4CARL
Tires not over-inflated?

Tires not over-inflated?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 294,361
Posted By LC4CARL
OMG this thing is AMAZING. Can I stop by tomorrow...

OMG this thing is AMAZING. Can I stop by tomorrow and sit in it?


https://i.imgur.com/9CPFTj0h.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/MAPFRE/i-dn8Gkvd/...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/MAPFRE/i-dn8Gkvd/0/cb59d1bf/M/021-M.jpg


The company provides a vehicle. At my current rate, I get a new one every three years. In a Subaru Outback right now....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Like to yank the motor and do the following: ...

Like to yank the motor and do the following:


Fix oil leak (pan I think).
Set up long-arm oil filter.
Replace turbo oil drain tube w/ braided line.
Correct heat shield at trans tunnel.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
The 2019 effort "Ruin the DL" is still in the...

The 2019 effort "Ruin the DL" is still in the parts gathering faze.

Have or have ordered: STS housings, BNE SAI's, GAZ front shocks, shorter inner rack ends.

To do: BNE torque rods and rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 253,288
Posted By LC4CARL
My car sux... Beautiful work.

My car sux...

Beautiful work.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,012
Posted By LC4CARL
Chicks dig T25's...

Chicks dig T25's...
Forum: showroom 08-04-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By LC4CARL
Great idea. Maybe a new project for STS.

Great idea. Maybe a new project for STS.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
The tattoo'd young lady at the skate shop found...

The tattoo'd young lady at the skate shop found me entertaining. I went in with little concept of what I wanted. I asked her what she would put her dad on. She said the that the riding lawn mowers...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 294,361
Posted By LC4CARL
This picture cracks me up. ...

This picture cracks me up.


https://i.imgur.com/sUFyXEmh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By LC4CARL
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: showroom 08-03-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By LC4CARL
What adhesive?

What adhesive?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Sold the house. ...

Sold the house.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Various/i-DMGLmTp/0/8e90d21f/M/41790472-EB69-4687-BDA1-7DAB806EBCCD-M.jpg


Bought a skateboard. First one. It's so cool.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Drove all day for one inspection yesterday and...

Drove all day for one inspection yesterday and again today. Getting old. Small company. Looking at changing jobs. 20 years in May. Hard to believe. Linked In, Glass Door, Indeed. Crazy modern job...
Forum: events 07-20-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By LC4CARL
My son and his GF went up today. Said it was...

My son and his GF went up today. Said it was pretty cool.
Forum: events 07-17-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By LC4CARL
If only I still lived in Michigan.

If only I still lived in Michigan.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
My son and his girlfriend are going. I知 curious...

My son and his girlfriend are going. I知 curious what level of cars will be there. The more I hear, the better it sounds.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Signed the closing docs on the old house, packers...

Signed the closing docs on the old house, packers tomorrow and Thursday, movers on Friday. To the apartment for a month. Boxes everywhere. Volvo to storage. Market was good to us over the past 13...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,997
Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-16/i-7...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-16/i-7TvHk3N/0/56255f8c/M/011-M.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By LC4CARL
Clutch slip in higher gears only (from increased...

Clutch slip in higher gears only (from increased power)?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,787
Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-17/i-r...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-17/i-rsMhLdm/0/1e128ec4/M/IMG_7261-M.jpg

Miserable job.

I’ve seen speakers installed in the gate. Must be a job to run the wires.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By LC4CARL
Just curious if the changes required that the...

Just curious if the changes required that the cable be adjusted to one extreme or the other?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 44,216
Posted By LC4CARL
I wish I had 1/2 your skills.

I wish I had 1/2 your skills.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,857
Posted By LC4CARL
Stopping by the PDX Euromeet at IPD tomorrow PM?

Stopping by the PDX Euromeet at IPD tomorrow PM?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By LC4CARL
Once I get a proper down pipe, I'd like to move...

Once I get a proper down pipe, I'd like to move mine down stream a bit.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-19/i-BrKJKHF/0/f7732294/M/D39A84F3-CD92-4BA4-B92A-0045C3B61FC6-M.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By LC4CARL
Go big... ...

Go big...


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-19/i-KwgCGGs/0/078b53cc/M/BAE88D32-50E4-4421-9444-27F1285208EC-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Thx. The 3k SF / 1/4 acre houses are getting...

Thx. The 3k SF / 1/4 acre houses are getting harder to find in PDX. Two weeks to move out. Everything seems to be on track.

...
Forum: events 07-05-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By LC4CARL
Who's in?

Who's in?
Forum: showroom 07-05-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,430
Posted By LC4CARL
So clean.

So clean.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
:-) I doubt it. I知 losing a medium-sized...

:-)

I doubt it. I知 losing a medium-sized shed, and the wife痴 work-out room, in the move. I did add 220v/50a service though. They say that the future is electric.

I知 giving up a wonderful...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Looking for a new job too. Mid-life crises I...

Looking for a new job too.

Mid-life crises I guess. New house. New job. Empty nest.

Updated my LinkedIn account. Tired of driving 30k miles a year. Need to find a bigger company with a smaller...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Running out of space for Volvo parts. Decided to...

Running out of space for Volvo parts. Decided to build a new house.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Various/i-FV7vZ5p/0/6a83abdb/M/51B7F295-ABC0-41E0-BC36-1B10ABD92D79-M.jpg

...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Breathe easy my friend. If I could tell my...

Breathe easy my friend. If I could tell my younger self one thing, it would probably be to try to take a "longer view" on things (which you are obviously already good at doing). In my early days I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Does anybody run their PS fluid through the...

Does anybody run their PS fluid through the transmission cooler in the radiator?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
My rack leaks... :lol: And the...

My rack leaks...


:lol:


And the engine.

And the trans.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Anybody know about dash lighting? I replaced all...

Anybody know about dash lighting? I replaced all the burned out bulbs, but the speedo, small gauges and HVAC are still dim. I was thinking about trying LED, but don't know what number bulb I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
Don't want to worry about excessive heat building...

Don't want to worry about excessive heat building up in the steering during the heat of battle over the summer months...


...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 294,361
Posted By LC4CARL
Wow.

Wow.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 387,703
Posted By LC4CARL
I've heard that too. Are sedans really quieter...

I've heard that too. Are sedans really quieter that wagons?

It's mostly the road noise that fatigues. The motor / exhaust noise is reasonable.
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