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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 08:26 AM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
No need to imagine --...

No need to imagine -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=I5ZIomet8Yk
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
Shop rag. Please.

Shop rag. Please.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
I had a similar situation almost 20 years ago...

I had a similar situation almost 20 years ago with mine except the other party’s insurance was on the hook. Insurance and body shop finally agreed on repair costs (body/paint on both rear qtrs). ...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 132,680
Posted By M.H. Yount
Spose they could've done some interior trim...

Spose they could've done some interior trim painting with the harness in place?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
Just curious - who do you have it insured...

Just curious - who do you have it insured through? And is it 'traditional' insurance, or Hagerty's/Grundy/etc.?

Having been through this a bit (you probably have too) the shops are usually...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 132,680
Posted By M.H. Yount
So the interiors were done in Italy by Bertone?

So the interiors were done in Italy by Bertone?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 132,680
Posted By M.H. Yount
Did Bertone do the bodies and then ship them back...

Did Bertone do the bodies and then ship them back to Volvo for assembly?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
What size(s) and how much do they weigh?

What size(s) and how much do they weigh?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 132,680
Posted By M.H. Yount
GoTom, go!

GoTom, go!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
Nice work Sean! Keep me plugged on rear window -...

Nice work Sean! Keep me plugged on rear window - I’d like to lose the trim on mine and replace with something that looks like the flush/rubber-only trim on the front. Does the rear seal with...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
http://i.imgur.com/J399Hnx.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/J399Hnx.jpg (https://imgur.com/J399Hnx)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
Did you decide not to do the back window?

Did you decide not to do the back window?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
Can you give more detail on what you're having...

Can you give more detail on what you're having done with the rear window/seal? I've replaced the windscreen in mine with the flush mount trim. Would like to do the back - but no idea what I'm up...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2019, 11:47 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Given all the red, I think your creams/beiges or...

Given all the red, I think your creams/beiges or grays are the most complimentary.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
Nardo Gray. I always thought a two tone Nardo...

Nardo Gray. I always thought a two tone Nardo Gray and Volvo Rose Beige could look good. But whatever is done has to complement the red/black interior. That steers me to the grays - but it’s very...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2019, 02:00 PM
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Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
I sense a color change...

I sense a color change...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2019, 09:15 AM
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Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's hard for me to tell from the pictures. What...

It's hard for me to tell from the pictures. What material(s) are you working with here? Wood trim? With filler of what type?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well, nobody hurt. In the greater scheme, easy...

Well, nobody hurt. In the greater scheme, easy to fix.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
That just sucks - sorry man.

That just sucks - sorry man.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 231
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Search around sspony - lots of folks have done it...

Search around sspony - lots of folks have done it -- Prius, Saturn and Yaris units commonly used. Not too difficult to make work if you have room under the dash. VERY difficult to do in a way where...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,414
Posted By M.H. Yount
What kind of et’s and mph are you anticipating? ...

What kind of et’s and mph are you anticipating? Andrew W. ran 9.99 @ 141 with a 1.6’ 60’ on 235 street radials.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By M.H. Yount
I'm with you KJets - hell, MINE gets 19/26 if you...

I'm with you KJets - hell, MINE gets 19/26 if you keep your foot out of it. Just trying to confirm he's got a number that was calculated properly. ODO's off and then we find out fuel use is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By M.H. Yount
Are you sure your speedo/odo is correct? Is your...

Are you sure your speedo/odo is correct? Is your 3 miles heavy stop and go?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,748
Posted By M.H. Yount
I moved the horns down below the front bumper -...

I moved the horns down below the front bumper - even more free flow across the rad.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,659
Posted By M.H. Yount
"2. Is it correct that I can reuse the throw out...

"2. Is it correct that I can reuse the throw out bearing that's currently on my 740, or is it the release bearing I can reuse?
Answer: Throw out bearing and release bearing are different names for...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 81,154
Posted By M.H. Yount
I’ve owned a few - air and water cooled. ...

I’ve owned a few - air and water cooled. Steering, brakes, sound = no substitute. Enjoy! And then Rennegade an LS into the back....chuckle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By M.H. Yount
Had a good bit of success using the nylon/plastic...

Had a good bit of success using the nylon/plastic weed-whacker cutting chord (the larger diameter) and pushing it down the drains to clear them out. As with any approach - have to be careful to not...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,307
Posted By M.H. Yount
When I first read that you were fitting a TKO...

When I first read that you were fitting a TKO behind the motor my first thought was that with the flexibility of the motor and all the torque available at zero rpm this was a perfect application for...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,473
Posted By M.H. Yount
No - that would be this music........

No - that would be this music..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRdIQFBoaPs
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,473
Posted By M.H. Yount
Did you by any chance do a dyno run with the...

Did you by any chance do a dyno run with the cutouts open and closed?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,473
Posted By M.H. Yount
I thought it sounded familiar...both our cars...

I thought it sounded familiar...both our cars sound like a Ford.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
Good thing I was in the market for a harness too!

Good thing I was in the market for a harness too!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,473
Posted By M.H. Yount
What'd you end up doing for exhaust?

What'd you end up doing for exhaust?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
The folks at PSI Conversions supplied me with an...

The folks at PSI Conversions supplied me with an E38 complete with VATS removed and disabling the usual suspects - rear O2’s, purge valve, etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,772
Posted By M.H. Yount
Thx for the reminder - timing significantly off...

Thx for the reminder - timing significantly off either way can contribute to overheating. Seems like in these situations where none of the usual suspects tests out to be the problem, someone often...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,772
Posted By M.H. Yount
How old is the “newer” radiator?” And a...

How old is the “newer” radiator?”

And a question for all as I know nothing about these engines - if timing was advanced enough to cause overheating, would detonation be occurring?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,772
Posted By M.H. Yount
Does the 7 series have a "splash shield" similar...

Does the 7 series have a "splash shield" similar to the 200 series cars? If so (OP), is it in place? That piece creates an area of low pressure below and behind the radiator which helps draw air...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 116,583
Posted By M.H. Yount
Nice work....

Nice work....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
You could repurpose one of the front fender/side...

You could repurpose one of the front fender/side badges for the decklid. 242DL with 5.3 below it, instead of 2.1. That was the approach I took for right side of the decklid.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,553
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL well, you won’t break it. On the other hand,...

LOL well, you won’t break it. On the other hand, you may not be able to rotate it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,553
Posted By M.H. Yount
http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/154-0708-weakest...

http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/154-0708-weakest-to-strongest-axles/
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,553
Posted By M.H. Yount
From one of the big block Ford/4x4 sites.... ...

From one of the big block Ford/4x4 sites....

FORD REAR END WEIGHT COMPARISON

8.8-inch Rear End Assembly Weight : 170 lbs.

1. Housing: 36 lbs.

2. Axles: Medium Journal, 28-spline -15...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 85,934
Posted By M.H. Yount
But reduces the highlighting of "brickness"..... ...

But reduces the highlighting of "brickness".....

Or bricknivity, if you like....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 132,680
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's not you Tom - it's me. But I'm glad you...

It's not you Tom - it's me. But I'm glad you were able to accomplish....whatever you were trying to accomplish!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 132,680
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL at myself - I’ve been following this,...

LOL at myself - I’ve been following this, scratching my head, re-reading, viewing pics again and again - and I have no clue what the problem was, what got removed or how those clamps did anything but...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,414
Posted By M.H. Yount
Shouldn't be a problem. I cleaned the emblem up,...

Shouldn't be a problem. I cleaned the emblem up, painted it, detailed the 'dental molding' at the top - and then stuck on his decals.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,414
Posted By M.H. Yount
Vinyl - Dave Barton did 'em for me. I think he...

Vinyl - Dave Barton did 'em for me. I think he attempts to come close to the original font. Your 2's and mine/his look pretty similar.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,473
Posted By M.H. Yount
Believe it's still in the queue....

Believe it's still in the queue....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,414
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's do-able. http://i.imgur.com/9I4nRed.jpg...

It's do-able.

http://i.imgur.com/9I4nRed.jpg (https://imgur.com/9I4nRed)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,473
Posted By M.H. Yount
Sounded nice on the dyno. What tranny?

Sounded nice on the dyno. What tranny?
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