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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Once I had them at the length I wanted, I...

Once I had them at the length I wanted, I installed them and then backed the nut off enought to put some locktite red thread locker on before I tightened the nut back down. Hasn't moved.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By M.H. Yount
Clean/lube - it only works every time.

Clean/lube - it only works every time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By M.H. Yount
In my experience, in addition to the mechanism in...

In my experience, in addition to the mechanism in the jam, you may also have to pull the door panel off and lube all the bits of linkage between the handle and the latch. And while you're in there,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
Another way to brace it and add some rigidity...

Another way to brace it and add some rigidity would be to place a piece of tubing sized with an ID just big enough to accept the 'long' bolt placed between the bolt holes.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,075
Posted By M.H. Yount
That works too....provided the car is also...

That works too....provided the car is also anchored to the floor.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,075
Posted By M.H. Yount
Oh, it's attached to the car --- else it can't...

Oh, it's attached to the car --- else it can't "pull" the back part back into place. Click on link up above - from post #78.

http://www.blackhawkbmt.com/Products/Mobile-Straightening-System/Dozer
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,075
Posted By M.H. Yount
That dog is a good supervisor.

That dog is a good supervisor.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,075
Posted By M.H. Yount
....and hair dryer works well to heat things up...

....and hair dryer works well to heat things up without worrying about paint-blistering-plastic-melting heat that heat guns are capable of.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL - can’t even tell what I’m looking at in the...

LOL - can’t even tell what I’m looking at in the pic above - from front of car looking at firewall? Is this block cast iron or aluminum?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
There's nothing magical about where the heater...

There's nothing magical about where the heater hoses penetrate the firewall -- if they're in the way, move them. Easy to block off the existing holes. I did this with the swap in mine -- all 4...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
Did you offset the engine towards the passenger...

Did you offset the engine towards the passenger side for your mockup?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,396
Posted By M.H. Yount
If the pallet scale will allow --- and the...

If the pallet scale will allow --- and the engine/tranny combo is still there --- try a version where you stand on the scale with the engine and get a weight; and then weigh just yourself. Do the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,396
Posted By M.H. Yount
On one hand, I'm thinking smooth engagement. ...

On one hand, I'm thinking smooth engagement. Wondering, though, what might happen if some sort of weird resonance happened during engagement....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,396
Posted By M.H. Yount
As usual, really nice work -- spend a little time...

As usual, really nice work -- spend a little time up front to have it all bolt together with little drama later. If the Bimmer block is cast iron, that'll give you a bit of relief for the weight of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,396
Posted By M.H. Yount
On weight redistribution - Bimmer block cast iron...

On weight redistribution - Bimmer block cast iron or aluminum?

Saw this one today at our local C&C --

http://i.imgur.com/Kxt7IQe.jpg (https://imgur.com/Kxt7IQe)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
Couldn't agree more on the front frame rail...

Couldn't agree more on the front frame rail clearance -- IF it's necessary after experimenting with other manifolds/shorties - then cut/weld; even cutting/welding is going to alter the way that rail...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
Ask and hiperfauto delivers! As usual....

Ask and hiperfauto delivers! As usual....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By M.H. Yount
From your original post -- "A few years ago...

From your original post -- "A few years ago (IIRC) FCP sold new front lines in copper...." That's what I was reacting to. I think we're all on the same page now.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
You might want to ask the question of the broader...

You might want to ask the question of the broader TB family in a stand alone post Tom -- might get more views than in here. How's the shoulder?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By M.H. Yount
Doubt they were copper - it work-hardens. ...

Doubt they were copper - it work-hardens. Probably cunifer ( copper/nickel alloy) used by Volvo first since it shapes easily and doesn’t corrode like steel lines.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,304
Posted By M.H. Yount
The cam card usually specifies valve events at...

The cam card usually specifies valve events at .050" lift and at something close to .006" lift. Armed with that and a little subtraction, you'll know what's going on overlap-wise. As bobxyz...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 55,835
Posted By M.H. Yount
Reckon that would make this one a Chevette. Wait...

Reckon that would make this one a Chevette. Wait a minute.... :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 55,835
Posted By M.H. Yount
The shoebox brings back memories. My first car...

The shoebox brings back memories. My first car was a 210 55. 'Course, that was 47 years ago. Mine had the covered wagon suspension. ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
Actually, the main reason that OHV V8's fit so...

Actually, the main reason that OHV V8's fit so well is that the heads are just much, much smaller than the OHC variants. But I know you know that.

OP - yes, now is the time to fix your...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
General rule of thumb - 3/8”

General rule of thumb - 3/8”
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
Looking at your picture above - how much...

Looking at your picture above - how much clearance do you have between the pickup and the bottom of the pan?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
I offset the motor 1/2" to the passenger side and...

I offset the motor 1/2" to the passenger side and moved the lower end of the column/shaft as far the other way as it would go. FWIW, I didn't notice any change at the steering wheel. And if the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
Many LSx swappers use the Hooker cast manifolds...

Many LSx swappers use the Hooker cast manifolds and just replace the lower Volvo OEM shaft (the rectangular rubber filled bit) with a much smaller 3/4” shaft. That seems to allow most to clear the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,396
Posted By M.H. Yount
Never doubted your thoroughness - just wanted...

Never doubted your thoroughness - just wanted more detail on approach. As usual - nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,396
Posted By M.H. Yount
Castings look pretty thick - did you bevel before...

Castings look pretty thick - did you bevel before welding?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By M.H. Yount
That's the stuff I used to hold my windshield...

That's the stuff I used to hold my windshield blocks in place.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well, took a while, but finally accomplished...

Well, took a while, but finally accomplished installing a new windshield with larger, universal trim. Documented here - http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=341873 just in case anyone...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
82 242. I made the bumper out of fiberglass...

82 242. I made the bumper out of fiberglass laying it up inside the Commando forging. Added a 94 or 95 Volvo 850 air dam and made the small splitter out of fiberglass laying it up on my garage...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
We missed you Tom - threat of "drizzle" for an...

We missed you Tom - threat of "drizzle" for an hour kept 6 of the 8 registered Volvos away. Just me and one other guy. The difference between a show in the S.E. and the N.W. .... LOL! Great day. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By M.H. Yount
Brad - I have the brand new trim I took off my...

Brad - I have the brand new trim I took off my new windshield if you want it. The rubber bit fits into a groove in the rigid windshield surround. The rubber bit - easy to mail. Big box needed for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hang in there Tom - will miss seeing you there. ...

Hang in there Tom - will miss seeing you there. Looks like 8 Volvos this year - registered. Looks like we may get a bit damp tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By M.H. Yount
My buddy John heads down from Lynchburg, VA in...

My buddy John heads down from Lynchburg, VA in the morning with his Ferrari in tow and I'll caravan/slum along in the Volvo with him as we head to "Pebble Beach" in Greenville for the Saturday...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By M.H. Yount
I can make someone a deal on that! LOL

I can make someone a deal on that! LOL
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By M.H. Yount
^^^ Also what he said. Less of an issue for you...

^^^ Also what he said. Less of an issue for you Nelson, I'm guesssing, as yours was probably all cleaned up as a part of repainting the car? If you have to have an existing butyl seal set up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By M.H. Yount
Because that's what was in there before and I...

Because that's what was in there before and I felt more comfortable working with the butyl since I was doing it myself. Additionally, if I had to go back and remove it I felt I could do that more...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By M.H. Yount
For that reason alone, couldn’t live any further...

For that reason alone, couldn’t live any further north than I do.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By M.H. Yount
Nice work Nelson.

Nice work Nelson.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
My buddy John got the Ferrari emblem, bumpers and...

My buddy John got the Ferrari emblem, bumpers and fog lights on the car for the first time in 40 years. Car is running great - pretty excited to seem him/it at the Euro Auto Festival in Greenville,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By M.H. Yount
Looks like that's going to work out quite nicely!

Looks like that's going to work out quite nicely!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
About 40k miles over last 17 years, so it wanders...

About 40k miles over last 17 years, so it wanders out of the garage every now and again.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,782
Posted By M.H. Yount
Sanden 5 series with Alan Groves low mount for...

Sanden 5 series with Alan Groves low mount for Corvette spacing works perfectly.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
Similar trim on mine was painted when the car was...

Similar trim on mine was painted when the car was about 17 years ago. Car has been garaged -- but the trim paint has actually held up pretty well all things considered. No idea what the shop did to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By M.H. Yount
First drive this morning. Nice to be able to see...

First drive this morning. Nice to be able to see through a clean windshield and not see a bunch of excess butyl squeezed up on the inside. Like before/after cataract surgery.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,405
Posted By M.H. Yount
Nice work as usual Tom. Have you test driven...

Nice work as usual Tom. Have you test driven recently?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By M.H. Yount
I bought dollies from Northern Tool to move mine...

I bought dollies from Northern Tool to move mine around in the garage when I was doing the LS3 swap -- they worked incredibly well.
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