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Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2019, 11:47 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Drove the Speed-Wagon for the first time with the...

Drove the Speed-Wagon for the first time with the new tunes. Most excellent. Hard to explain the improvement except that, even at low volume levels, it's easier to hear more. The wife was impressed....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 08:28 PM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
It works!! Now I get to learn about cut-offs...

It works!!

Now I get to learn about cut-offs and cross-overs. Lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2018, 11:08 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
The speakers in the suitcase has been so popular...

The speakers in the suitcase has been so popular that I’ve decided to take things to the next level with a sub-woofer in a hat box.


:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2018, 02:26 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
So true.

So true.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2018, 11:14 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Never been a huge stereo guy, but this seemed...

Never been a huge stereo guy, but this seemed like a good winter break project. I picked up the amp before the holidays. Never had one. I thought it would fit under the passenger front seat, but it...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 11:37 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
It's go time. ...

It's go time.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-Vrh2SMH/0/537bb201/M/FC3073BB-2443-416D-B831-0E6718F666D0-M.jpg


Obsolete tech.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 06:24 PM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Thx guys. “Sniff out a BMW?” Lol.

Thx guys.

“Sniff out a BMW?” Lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 01:07 AM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Picked up my brother and his family from the...

Picked up my brother and his family from the airport. Four people plus luggage, the DL works. Got the dash lights working. Planning to install the amp after the holiday.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 79,732
Posted By LC4CARL
This build is inspiring! Wish I had half your...

This build is inspiring! Wish I had half your skills.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
To my eye, the dash lights are dim. My meter...

To my eye, the dash lights are dim. My meter shows 10v after the dimmer (engine off). Any reason not to bypass it?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,728
Posted By LC4CARL
Mine stalled as a dump, so now it's a recirc.

Mine stalled as a dump, so now it's a recirc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,710
Posted By LC4CARL
I want to do this after the holidays. Should give...

I want to do this after the holidays. Should give me enough time before Davis.
Forum: showroom 12-12-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 93,218
Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-17/i-xqZb8KV...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-17/i-xqZb8KV/0/a297b264/M/7DFE4BC4-3F96-4C36-B10F-CD7731207DD8-M.jpg

Throw Back Tuesday.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2018, 01:17 AM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-qHbR4Hn...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-qHbR4Hn/0/10465f48/M/0F3A64B3-418E-4D58-8EDA-773248DDB937-M.jpg


8% quieter. Give or take.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2018, 11:36 AM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Same subject matter, different photographer....

Same subject matter, different photographer. :omg:


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-mCzTzf9/0/3f680132/M/DSCF7067_North%20Fork%20Reservoir_20181202-M.jpg

...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 05:42 PM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
My son got his first sporty car. We had a blast...

My son got his first sporty car. We had a blast ripping the back roads today. The Volvo did well. The new motor is a joy. I could see stiffer springs at some point (currently on IPD sport springs)....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2018, 11:32 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Saw a few cars with flashing brake lights. ...

Saw a few cars with flashing brake lights.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 09:49 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Such a huge improvement. A gear higher on every...

Such a huge improvement. A gear higher on every hill.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Heading home. Car has a driveability issue....

Heading home.

Car has a driveability issue. At highway speeds, on light acceleration, there is occasionally a “hiccup” or miss. Just one. Like a momentary fuel cut or misfire. Any suggestions?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Made it to Davis for dinner. Car was sublime...

Made it to Davis for dinner. Car was sublime through the mountains. Plenty of power. 25 mpg at 75 mph in the hills. No oil consumption. Very pleased.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 10:58 PM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Well gents. Tomorrow is the big day: four of us...

Well gents. Tomorrow is the big day: four of us drive from Portland to San Francisco. Many thanks for all the support. It’s been a long road since July. I’m pretty excited. Wish us luck.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 10:52 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Once in a while it does. I had the case for fun....

Once in a while it does. I had the case for fun. Then I filled it with car stuff. Then I fitted the speakers. Would probably sound better with more separation. Oh well.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 07:05 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Just 4” two-ways in the doors at this time.

Just 4” two-ways in the doors at this time.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 06:39 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-wqLZsLD...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-wqLZsLD/0/533b3a53/M/50A05A86-18E1-432D-89AA-8DA7A2F973E1-M.jpg

...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 06:35 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-r3MkkdP...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-r3MkkdP/0/d9b781c5/M/CE75AF95-C0DE-4B66-836E-69591DC6BB17-M.jpg

...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 01:48 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
That would be sweet. Maybe after the holidays we...

That would be sweet. Maybe after the holidays we could spend a day knocking out bushings.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 12:06 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
I figured that the smaller rear bar would keep...

I figured that the smaller rear bar would keep her on the understeer side. Ben’s spherical’s sound cool. Currently running a turbo down pipe to a TME exhaust. Maybe do the Ultimate wastegate / 3”...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 10:06 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
:lol::lol: Still seem to have an oil...

:lol::lol:



Still seem to have an oil leak the front. Sigh. Have not confirmed it, but I wish that I had put the front crank seal in it while it was apart.

Up next (before Davis):


Oil...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,043
Posted By LC4CARL
Really nice. Like the black under hood / blue...

Really nice. Like the black under hood / blue body.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 08:10 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
That sounds quotable to me...

That sounds quotable to me...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 06:30 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
And so it begins... :lol: New motor...

And so it begins...

:lol:

New motor adds another dimension to the car. Want to rip up 90? No problem.

:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 04:14 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Chicks dig’m... Four full turns on the...

Chicks dig’m...

Four full turns on the actuator. Warmed her up, full throttle in third and 8 psi on the dial. I think I’ll call that good. For now.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 12:06 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Seeing about 5 psi on the boost gauge. Going to...

Seeing about 5 psi on the boost gauge. Going to try a few twists on the actuator. Will install a MBC at some point. Learned so much on this project. Three days until the big trip.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2018, 12:24 AM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Looks nice. Thx. Pulled the shield and...

Looks nice. Thx.

Pulled the shield and checked the manifold bolts. Still secure.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 10:02 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Hmm. Yes cat. Not sure if it’s full or empty.

Hmm. Yes cat. Not sure if it’s full or empty.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 07:57 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Getting a noticeable exhaust odor in the cabin...

Getting a noticeable exhaust odor in the cabin when under boost. Otherwise is OK. Something leaking before the turbo? Ideas? Thx.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By LC4CARL
Looks nice!

Looks nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 07:23 PM
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Posted By LC4CARL
Beautiful sunny day. Second / third gear mountain...

Beautiful sunny day. Second / third gear mountain road. Booya! So much fun! Love the turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 10:52 PM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Good stuff. Trying to put some miles on her...

Good stuff.

Trying to put some miles on her before the big trip. May use it for work and run up to Seattle.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,389
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Posted By LC4CARL
Ohh. Ok. I’ll remember now.

Ohh.

Ok. I’ll remember now.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 06:54 PM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
So, remind me. This is non-intercooler clutch or...

So, remind me. This is non-intercooler clutch or something?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
LOL. I'm not as dumb as I look. No, wait...

LOL. I'm not as dumb as I look. No, wait...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Perhaps I'm confused. Whatever that LUK clutch...

Perhaps I'm confused. Whatever that LUK clutch you suggested is. My understanding is that the turbo clutch is NLA. The STS lads were kind enough to set me up with a used turbo pressure plate as a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Just a "pinned" fork with a fancy T/O bearing....

Just a "pinned" fork with a fancy T/O bearing. We'll see how long the NA clutch holds under the extreme demands of my mountain motor.

LOL.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 01:09 AM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
http://www.ofsco.net/ Huh. I learn something...

http://www.ofsco.net/

Huh. I learn something everyday.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Did my first filter change. It was miserable....

Did my first filter change. It was miserable. Which kit do I want?

https://www.hedman.com/oil-filter-relocation-kits
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 30,309
Posted By LC4CARL
Sweet ride.

Sweet ride.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 01:48 AM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Not yet. I'm imposing a moratorium on mods until...

Not yet. I'm imposing a moratorium on mods until after the Thanksgiving trip to SF. Though the controller wouldn't be too much trouble, would it?..
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-RLWnKD9...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo-18/i-RLWnKD9/0/94f3fefb/M/939FE824-56F0-47BC-8CBE-B9E7B861CA61-M.jpg

...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 12:48 AM
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Views: 256,500
Posted By LC4CARL
Big day. Drove her tonight. Very happy. This...

Big day.

Drove her tonight. Very happy. This B21FT is quieter and smoother than the B230 ever was. And it hauls butt. More or less.

So. The squeak in the rear suspension is gone. The clutch...
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