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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lockers suck don't do it.

Lockers suck don't do it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 184
Posted By Redwood Chair
Regina sucks.

Regina sucks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: The engine harnesses were $650 from...

:uh:

The engine harnesses were $650 from Volvo back in the 80s when money was worth double.

Then people threatened a class action lawsuit and Volvo offered them at $450 as a concession to avoid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Redwood Chair
103831 - Genuine Volvo - Exterior Side Trim Clips...

103831 - Genuine Volvo - Exterior Side Trim Clips - 1372059 (https://www.ipdusa.com/products/4716/103831-exterior-side-trim-clips-genuine-volvo-1372059)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Redwood Chair
It might pull in some AM when it's sunny and...

It might pull in some AM when it's sunny and possibly some FM when it's cloudy / raining, but other than that not much.

I'd sell it as is and :run: like hell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Redwood Chair
Why bother? It's the worst radio Blaupunkt...

Why bother?

It's the worst radio Blaupunkt ever made, so bad they wouldn't put their name on it, so they put Volvo's on it instead.

Leave it there for the vintage 'look' and put a real radio...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Redwood Chair
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Redwood Chair
There Is No Free Lunch.

I'm always right.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Redwood Chair
And now the moment we've all been waiting for ......

And now the moment we've all been waiting for ...

:drumroll:

Restore it to stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/5...

http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/577/143/d71.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: You missed your chance to load the...

:uh:

You missed your chance to load the parts cannon at Summit with some crap that doesn't fit, and have fun hacking it in.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Redwood Chair
~$500 for a rusty pig in a poke on eBay. ...

~$500 for a rusty pig in a poke on eBay.

Engine 2.3L B230F Engine VIN 88 Fits 85-93 VOLVO 240 SERIES 2854575...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Redwood Chair
Two fiddy.

Two fiddy.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: In Sweden they would build the B21.

:uh:

In Sweden they would build the B21.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://www.picknpull.com Or ...

http://www.picknpull.com

Or

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351453
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.ezaccessory.com

https://www.ezaccessory.com
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Redwood Chair
Look'n For That $14.99 Magic?

Then spend $200 / month for 35 months TB™ style and build your own.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By Redwood Chair
Fixed & +1 Volvo 240 Clutch Cable (OE...

Fixed & +1

Volvo 240 Clutch Cable (OE Threaded Metal Sheath Style) (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=6002716#post6002716)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yoshifab Built B230 turbo 600+...

Yoshifab Built B230 turbo 600+ (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351464)

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/RioAAOSwb8VdcXsI/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Redwood Chair
There is no $14.99 workaround, go to the junkyard...

There is no $14.99 workaround, go to the junkyard and pull an AW71.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-142-144-145-Rallye-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-142-144-145-Rallye-Dashboard-GT-rare-nice-original-condition-/153664074808?hash=item23c717b438%3Ag%3AJcIAAOSwUMpdkP8-&nma=true&si=BNvIzh81OtWr7oQtaHE3FRunRGY%253D&orig_c...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://uce8323a8da2a008a063a118a974.previews.drop...

https://uce8323a8da2a008a063a118a974.previews.dropboxusercontent.com/p/thumb/AAm1CcHqSaLJw75XYcI56mh1F0pTX0YzAAaIoLGqzE0I3TdV0cfIuNgM8O6h-hnO3h7nk5vA7UZirWBl3Ppvsxdzop-1io8IHeJ0q77W9l1yVMrY3mCqkh3w3uP...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
*Only* $5K for 50 ponies. Edit: In 2000...

*Only* $5K for 50 ponies.

Edit:

In 2000 dollars which is $7,449.42 in today's dollars not to mention dead RPR links, no more big bore kits, waiting months for parts etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
NB4 'That's more than I paid for my car!'

NB4 'That's more than I paid for my car!'
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
140s are antiques now and not cost effective to...

140s are antiques now and not cost effective to hop up.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
Perhaps we could interest you / recommend a 2-7-9...

Perhaps we could interest you / recommend a 2-7-9 starting point instead?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: At least not to mention the unobtanium...

:nod:

At least not to mention the unobtanium fuel level sender.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
20-30 years ago you could get some hop up stuff...

20-30 years ago you could get some hop up stuff for 140s from IPD but even then the dollar per horsepower ratio was high, inflation adjusted and considering the dwindling market for it, it would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
TB cheap™.

TB cheap™.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Redwood Chair
No nothing in the $14.99 range fits.

No nothing in the $14.99 range fits.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes another # 84 lbs according to the link I...

Yes another # 84 lbs according to the link I posted, not much more than a turbo setup though so not the end of the world for the weight factor and all it affects.

That said 69 was the last year...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: I don't see how 210 - 300 stock ponies...

:uh:

I don't see how 210 - 300 stock ponies that actually fit in the engine bay is offensive trash?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/1/2923/...

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/1/2923/2701/7306350002_large.jpg?v=0
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Redwood Chair
It's not lupus.

It's not lupus.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
Sadly " big performance upgrades" and 140s don't...

Sadly " big performance upgrades" and 140s don't go well together on a budget, perhaps we could interest you / recommend a 2-7-9 starting point instead?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Redwood Chair
They rarely go bad as I stated, and I'm sure...

They rarely go bad as I stated, and I'm sure they're out there for reasonable money used.

In fact I have several spares in my D-jet culch pile, but have never had the need.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Redwood Chair
The stock units are set it, forget it [as you...

The stock units are set it, forget it [as you say] for ~30+ years and easily adjustable as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: And blow the U joints out of that...

:nod:

And blow the U joints out of that teensy weensy driveshaft.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes it will bolt up but be canted 15º over and...

Yes it will bolt up but be canted 15º over and will blow the transmission the first time it hits boost.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Redwood Chair
They don't usually go bad. Have you checked...

They don't usually go bad.

Have you checked the rail pressure at the hose to the cold start injector?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: :nod::nod: Anything is more...

:nod:



:nod::nod:

Anything is more interesting than a rubber stamp LS swap, even restoring it to stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lump You Say?

Certainly more interesting and better balanced than just another rubber stamp LS swap.

LIGHT-WEIGHT V8'S (https://www.teambuick.com/reference/library/215-300-lightweight.php)
...
Forum: showroom 10-03-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Redwood Chair
Vinyl And Dashboard Repair System...

Vinyl And Dashboard Repair System (https://www.eastwood.com/vinyl-and-dashboard-repair-system.html?SRCCODE=PLA00020&gclid=EAIaIQobChMInryzx52B5QIVB__jBx3fKw3fEAkYAyABEgIlD_D_BwE)
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
More than $14.99 tho? :nod:

More than $14.99 tho?


:nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: I'm smelling money lots of money ....

:uh:

I'm smelling money lots of money ....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
The manifold and brace is the easy part,...

The manifold and brace is the easy part, injectors, holders, fuel rail, fuel pump and late cylinder head are the greater part of the conversion.

Not to mention a return port in the fuel tank or an...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,434
Posted By Redwood Chair
Not for a woodworker with a shop and a customer...

Not for a woodworker with a shop and a customer willing to pay for materials.

But we all know how any extra money goes over on TB.

:rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,473
Posted By Redwood Chair
A rising rate fuel pump comes to mind as the...

A rising rate fuel pump comes to mind as the first obstacle.
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