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Forum: showroom Today, 12:01 PM
Replies: 209
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Posted By scotch
http://i349.photobucket.com/albums/q393/devjyarn/2...

http://i349.photobucket.com/albums/q393/devjyarn/20180806_115808_zpsftiy14a9.jpg (http://s349.photobucket.com/user/devjyarn/media/20180806_115808_zpsftiy14a9.jpg.html)

Put about 3000km on her as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By scotch
Thanks for confirming. I have had what sounded...

Thanks for confirming. I have had what sounded like belt squeal around 4000 RPM for a few weeks now. This just have been the issue! I should have another crank pulley by the end of the week.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By scotch
Crank Pulley/Damper

I'm in the middle of doing some work on my '86 745 Turbo and when going to put the accessory belts back on I noticed that he outer ring of the crank pulley spins freely while the keyed center does...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By scotch
Thanks for the reply. That's kind of what I...

Thanks for the reply. That's kind of what I figured. I'm not knowledgable enough to make it work on my own, so I'll continue playing the waiting game until a WC T5 comes up for sale local to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By scotch
Red Block to Tremec TR-3650

Has anyone done it? I'm trying to be patient and wait for a WC T5 to come up for sale locally, but this just popped up for a few hundred dollars needing a partial rebuild. A quick search yielded...
Forum: showroom 03-30-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,277
Views: 779,116
Posted By scotch
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/S7zS3UreFERCsF2j...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/S7zS3UreFERCsF2j3CeR8dNP0ivVuFqg9oPDQpPmpVt4Z2HPeqWDVBIzD5ko5E7QXq8DyT-iNFGQ4Swa5x4lwAuFaf7xzJZDM0LMFdu0oafwdExsiaXOAOEw9TpmPutZPj_wDhwMXHioFKz-q2P8yv10yjwkVtwLK5eud3...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 139,883
Posted By scotch
Can anyone ID the wheels? Stamped "Great Britain"...

Can anyone ID the wheels? Stamped "Great Britain" and I think they had a 3 letter brand. 14"x6".
Forum: showroom 11-07-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 139,883
Posted By scotch
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/S7zS3UreFERCsF2j...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/S7zS3UreFERCsF2j3CeR8dNP0ivVuFqg9oPDQpPmpVt4Z2HPeqWDVBIzD5ko5E7QXq8DyT-iNFGQ4Swa5x4lwAuFaf7xzJZDM0LMFdu0oafwdExsiaXOAOEw9TpmPutZPj_wDhwMXHioFKz-q2P8yv10yjwkVtwLK5eud3...
Forum: showroom 11-04-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 139,883
Posted By scotch
https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPtpLmGU3pKUL...

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPtpLmGU3pKULGzXiOULvHniugd2PoG42ds0d7KI63_wPYbMH8XxZ-kYmksVPBmWQ/photo/AF1QipPVd4AfVMPVLbrwDwvvAwo33zlxclxvkTOCxnY5?key=NC1DdU5VTUlCSFcxenJONVA1SFA0ZENvYjctNTBn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By scotch
I just took a quick look and hiperfauto was...

I just took a quick look and hiperfauto was completely right! I got lost under the manifold and missed the 90* turn the hose took toward the heater control valve and the firewall. Thanks for all your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By scotch
Thanks for the reply! I think I'll be in touch...

Thanks for the reply! I think I'll be in touch with you in the upcoming months about some parts to make my new-to-me '79GT just a little bit cooler.

It could be that hose. I just had to replace...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By scotch
Coolant Hose Failure & I.D.

Noticed a puddle this evening after a drive, and found the coolant hose running into the block under the intake manifold between cylinders 3 & 4 has a crack on the top. Coolant was shooting out and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,508
Posted By scotch
I haven't got any info about transmissions, but I...

I haven't got any info about transmissions, but I am a fellow Sask brick owner! Send me a message if there's anything I might be able to help out with, or check out Sask Volvo on Facebook. There are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By scotch
I haven't found any leaks in the rear. The 740 is...

I haven't found any leaks in the rear. The 740 is a wagon, so that might help. I just made a deal on a 78' 242GT which has some trunk rust issues (among others), so I'll be addressing those before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By scotch
Not sure which of the above mentioned problems...

Not sure which of the above mentioned problems caused the leak, but it is now fixed. We've had a few days of rain and my headliner is completely dry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By scotch
I got a chance to dig into it. Haha, and I also...

I got a chance to dig into it. Haha, and I also learned that just the back of the sunroof can flip up to vent! I didn't know I could do that.

I noticed a couple things while looking closer:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By scotch
I was sure to clean all 4 drains. I turned the...

I was sure to clean all 4 drains. I turned the compressor down to about 20 psi when blowing the drains clean, in hopes that kind if pressure wouldn't destroy the lines. I then flushed all 4 drains...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By scotch
Do you mean the hinged part that flips up when...

Do you mean the hinged part that flips up when the sunroof is opened? Or the top weatherstripping of the front windshield? Both appear to be in decent shape, but I'll have a closer look after work....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By scotch
Sunroof Leak

About a month ago I had a bit of water come through the crank handle on my 86' 745. Did some reading, decided to clean out all of the drains with pressurized air then flush them out with the hose....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By scotch
86 Voltage Gauge Stopped

86 745 Turbo, M46

Just took a drive at lunch and my Voltage gauge popped up as reading 0. Along with this, the bulb failure light, battery light, and washer fluid level light came on.

Is this...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,771
Posted By scotch
I love all of the info here. It's great to see...

I love all of the info here. It's great to see some solid technical discussion.

Below is a video following some guys calculate motion ratios and spring rates on a Datsun. I like the visual.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By scotch
Thanks for the replies. I have both pumps and...

Thanks for the replies. I have both pumps and figured it was most likely the in-tank pump, but the main pump was the least hassle to change first. I'll get the in-tank pump done tomorrow. It'll be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By scotch
I've got one of those too! That'll be a job for...

I've got one of those too! That'll be a job for tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By scotch
Shold my main fuel pump sound like this?

https://youtu.be/DIth9OwPgZ4

Just replaced it. Chasing a stumble while running. Or is my in tank pump not feeding this one enough fuel?
Forum: showroom 03-19-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By scotch
I've got not advice for you, but wanted to say hi...

I've got not advice for you, but wanted to say hi to a fellow Sask tbricker. Hope all goes smoothly for you.
Forum: showroom 03-09-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,407
Posted By scotch
I picked up a set of oldschool meshies in 14x6.5...

I picked up a set of oldschool meshies in 14x6.5 et0 or et-3. Would, say, et-25 fit on a 240? Trying to get in touch with a local shop about getting redrilled to 5x108, but it seems unlikely in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By scotch
http://www.240grupp-a.se/English/bilder-filer/bile...

http://www.240grupp-a.se/English/bilder-filer/bilen-filer/motor-filer/kam2.jpg
http://www.240grupp-a.se/English/bilder-filer/bilen-filer/motor-filer/ventilation3.jpg

Very cool, propav8r. This is...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By scotch
That's a really cool solution. Thanks for that,...

That's a really cool solution. Thanks for that, elev8.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By scotch
Wet shot I assume? I'll need to do some reading,...

Wet shot I assume? I'll need to do some reading, but does nitrous do anything to suppress knock while in boost? CR of 10.3 (I think) has me concerned when I only gave 91 octane at the pumps.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By scotch
K jet inectors as meth injectors

Could it work? Never used methanol before. Bench racing a turbo/efi build on my kjet b23e and wondering if there's anything that can be done aside from welding or gluing nickels in the holes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By scotch
Thanks for the quick reply. I'll track one down...

Thanks for the quick reply. I'll track one down ASAP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By scotch
M46 - No 5th Gear

Yesterday 5th gear engaged just fine. Today there's nothing. I removed the relay and check all the traces/pins. There were a couple cracks and bad traces. I resoldered them and took the car for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By scotch
Very cool. Unfortunately, being in Canada really...

Very cool. Unfortunately, being in Canada really limits the things i can get out of the States for a reasonable price. Shipping is ridiculous as soon as things cross the border. I just learned of a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By scotch
Most likely is that i'll remove the door card my...

Most likely is that i'll remove the door card my self then re-install it once the window is replaced. It's nice that they can be removed in less than 2 minutes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By scotch
If rwd volvos weren't 1 in 10,000 where i live, i...

If rwd volvos weren't 1 in 10,000 where i live, i definitely would do it my self. Unfortunately the only yard anywhere within 100 miles that has anything rwd right now is a private yard that wants...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By scotch
Thanks for the replies, guys. Looks like my...

Thanks for the replies, guys. Looks like my insurance covers it with a $50 deductible, or i could buy the glass my self from my local Volvo wrecker for $80. I don't think i'll be doing this one my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By scotch
front door glass replacement

Someone just gave my car a new hole. Need to replace the front passenger window. Any tips or tricks for replacing it? Searches told me ill need to remove the two fasteners along the rail at the...
Forum: showroom 04-18-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By scotch
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k123/devinjyarnt...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k123/devinjyarnton/DSC00715_zpshtw1dont.jpg (http://s87.photobucket.com/user/devinjyarnton/media/DSC00715_zpshtw1dont.jpg.html)...
Forum: showroom 01-26-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By scotch
Yeah, the block heater is kind of a must have on...

Yeah, the block heater is kind of a must have on the Canadian prairies.Temperatures hit -40 without the wind chill pretty frequently during the winter. Car also has a command start and remote locks,...
Forum: showroom 01-25-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By scotch
Shop notes say compression was a few points low...

Shop notes say compression was a few points low on one cylinder. I guess the p/o figured they might as well handle it all while they were in there?
Forum: showroom 01-25-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By scotch
I'm in Saskatchewan, Canada. I'll try to get some...

I'm in Saskatchewan, Canada. I'll try to get some interior shots in the next day or two. Thanks guys!
Forum: showroom 01-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By scotch
My '86 745

I bought this car a little less than a year ago now. Before that I had a '90 244 N/A, m47 that I drove daily. I absolutely loved it, but always wanted a wagon. I put a local ad up looking for a 245...
Forum: showroom 04-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,017
Posted By scotch
Nice to see another person from Saskatchewan!...

Nice to see another person from Saskatchewan! Must be the season to buy extremely clean wagons - I just picked up a 740 in Regina last week off the original owner. 1987 turbo intercooler with a stack...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By scotch
Unfortunately i've only ever seen 3 other bricks...

Unfortunately i've only ever seen 3 other bricks and one SAAB in my city of a quarter million over the past quarter century. Getting used pieces local is unlikely which is why i was hoping to buy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By scotch
I've heard that and done a bit of searching on...

I've heard that and done a bit of searching on FCP for the part but i have had no luck finding the part. I saw an image on Google of someone saying they used the piece from a 1982 Saab 900 but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By scotch
Coolant Hose I.D. - Inline Temp. Sender

I'm looking at pieces for my e-fan setup and am looking for some advice on which which inline coolant sender fitting i need.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By scotch
Thanks guys. That's exactly what I needed to...

Thanks guys. That's exactly what I needed to know. After a quick image search I think a power window switch console in the arm rest out of a late model would work well for what I need. Worst case...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By scotch
Power window switches

My 1990 240 doesn't have power windows, but I've got a few questions since thinking of using them to control an air-ride system in my car.

Do they fit into the dash where my hazard light and rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,435
Posted By scotch
When I've looked at the Saab 9-3 specs on the...

When I've looked at the Saab 9-3 specs on the Monroe site they had they same physical measurements as Bilstein, but around 7" of travel. I am guessing (hoping) that the 2-3" travel in the specs i got...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,435
Posted By scotch
It was really hard to find the numbers I was...

It was really hard to find the numbers I was wanting to know, but your posts, John V, helped me out a great deal. Do you offer properly valved inserts that are shorter than stock.? I'm also really...
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