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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 657
Posted By MikeSr.
There are two outputs from the relay and you jump...

There are two outputs from the relay and you jump power to both- I use a Y jumper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 657
Posted By MikeSr.
Pull the fuel injector relay, then jump power to...

Pull the fuel injector relay, then jump power to the output. If it starts and runs, the ecu has failed to provide a ground, a common failure. Replace it.
Forum: events 05-07-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By MikeSr.
I’m in- looking and feeling better than last year.

I’m in- looking and feeling better than last year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,119
Posted By MikeSr.
Change receiver drier, replace o-rings, use...

Change receiver drier, replace o-rings, use proper dose of ester oil. Vacuum the system down, add 1 lb of r134 with leak dye. Check for leaks with UV light. Add the rest of the charge slowly while...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,163
Posted By MikeSr.
Some hotrod LS guys are using a CV joint in the...

Some hotrod LS guys are using a CV joint in the front position to allow more angle without vibration.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By MikeSr.
Once you get the aux shaft lined up, make a new...

Once you get the aux shaft lined up, make a new set of marks on the gear and block at 12 O’clock.
Those marks at 3 O’clock are hard to see from the top.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By MikeSr.
Wilwood clutch master cylinder bolts in the stock...

Wilwood clutch master cylinder bolts in the stock location. If you have a cable clutch pedal, you have to reclock the rod tab for new setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By MikeSr.
1/4 to 1/2 quart per oil change is low normal on...

1/4 to 1/2 quart per oil change is low normal on these motors. Sounds like you have leaks. Clean everything well. Any diesel shop can rebuild your turbo, or you could send it to The Gpop Shop.
When...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By MikeSr.
The cylinders had seals on the liners that would...

The cylinders had seals on the liners that would go bad and mix oil and coolant. They idled rough even when new. Not Volvo’s finest moment.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By MikeSr.
GM truck injectors can be decapped and flow...

GM truck injectors can be decapped and flow 75lbs/hr.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By MikeSr.
If your GM pump is a Saginaw, it is the same as a...

If your GM pump is a Saginaw, it is the same as a Volvo pump. The spring and valve can be replaced with the Volvo items. The GM has a different reservoir tank that slides right on.
Late model GM...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By MikeSr.
Those PRV motors make good boat anchors. Yeah,...

Those PRV motors make good boat anchors. Yeah, you could throw lots of money at it and make some power, but why? Not Volvo loyalty- that was a turd Peugeot motor. A GM LS V8 could make a lot more...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By MikeSr.
I am using 225-45/15 on my BBS wheels

I am using 225-45/15 on my BBS wheels
Forum: article composition 12-27-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,218
Posted By MikeSr.
Michael- did you ever get the late model speedo...

Michael- did you ever get the late model speedo in the old cluster? I am facing this with my ‘81 240.
The other choice would be to swap the whole cluster from a late model. Has anyone done this?
Forum: showroom 12-27-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,789
Posted By MikeSr.
MikeJr. Was fitting 225/45-16 T/A Firebird wheels...

MikeJr. Was fitting 225/45-16 T/A Firebird wheels all around with
25 mm spacers. He cut the entire lip off and panel-bonded the inner and outer sheet metal before painting the car. No clearance...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,661
Posted By MikeSr.
Is that your red car? That looks like the one...

Is that your red car? That looks like the one from EBay a year or so ago. I watch these, thinking of selling mine in the new year.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,661
Posted By MikeSr.
Mine has the SO2476 plate, but has the black...

Mine has the SO2476 plate, but has the black grille with chrome top and bottom bars. The original owner was a Volvo mechanic and kept it in great original condition except for a respray. The car was...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,661
Posted By MikeSr.
Thanks, Mark! Some good info in the never- ending...

Thanks, Mark! Some good info in the never- ending debate about these cars. I have a flat hood ‘83
and this topic is rehashed over again on TB. 50 cars? 500 cars? Dana and I discussed this over a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a set of harnesses and bulbs, just no...

I have a set of harnesses and bulbs, just no housings.
Pm if interested.
Forum: events 09-18-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,930
Posted By MikeSr.
The V8 242 is awaiting back order on the exhaust,...

The V8 242 is awaiting back order on the exhaust, so I will bring the flathood.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By MikeSr.
$50 USD from Georgia

$50 USD from Georgia
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By MikeSr.
I am in Acworth- I have one I can loan you. Pm...

I am in Acworth- I have one I can loan you.
Pm if interested
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By MikeSr.
I'll sell you one - $50 shipped

I'll sell you one - $50 shipped
Forum: events 08-28-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,930
Posted By MikeSr.
Working hard on the'81 V8 car-it's gonna be...

Working hard on the'81 V8 car-it's gonna be close. MikeJr, came over and now we have suspension under the car. Exhaust is ordered,brakes mostly done. Lots of wiring under the dash to finish.
If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By MikeSr.
I have this problem in hot Georgia weather. Hard...

I have this problem in hot Georgia weather. Hard hot starts. Pressures are normal. Pretty sure it's vapor lock. I am considering triggering the cold start with a simple relay and a push button.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By MikeSr.
Max front spring rate with RSI Saab inserts

I have front coilovers with shortened and rethreaded tubes and 8" 250 lb front springs. I have an aluminum LS v8 which is actually lighter than a red block, but a T56 that is huge and heavy, putting...
Forum: showroom 06-10-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,536
Posted By MikeSr.
You should put a 16v straight up with some dcoe's.

You should put a 16v straight up with some dcoe's.
Forum: website & board 06-09-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,450
Posted By MikeSr.
His comments in HRM weren't very positive.

His comments in HRM weren't very positive.
Forum: showroom 05-30-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By MikeSr.
Original flathood is SO2476

Original flathood is SO2476
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By MikeSr.
My'92 244 had no spacers. Bilis fit fine.

My'92 244 had no spacers. Bilis fit fine.
Forum: events 05-27-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,930
Posted By MikeSr.
I'll bring both- Emmett can drive the Flathood.

I'll bring both- Emmett can drive the Flathood.
Forum: events 05-27-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,930
Posted By MikeSr.
Which one, lol.

Which one, lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By MikeSr.
Nothing better than a pair of Hookers.

Nothing better than a pair of Hookers.
Forum: events 05-27-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,930
Posted By MikeSr.
I will be there, camping. Let me know how much to...

I will be there, camping. Let me know how much to chip in for food.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By MikeSr.
I have some 5"x8" 350 lb springs for $50 plus...

I have some 5"x8" 350 lb springs for $50 plus shipping.
Pm if interested.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By MikeSr.
Agree-loaded noise that goes away when you let...

Agree-loaded noise that goes away when you let off is usually pinion bearings. Frequently, the u-joint being worn is the cause.
Forum: website & board 05-24-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By MikeSr.
No joy

No joy
Forum: website & board 05-23-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By MikeSr.
Logon problems

Iphone 5s upgraded software and now Tb doesn't save password or autoload and logs me off when passing from threads to home. Wtf?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By MikeSr.
Nickles plug k-jet injector holes, too.

Nickles plug k-jet injector holes, too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By MikeSr.
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By MikeSr.
80's 240 spindle/wheel bearing change

What year did the 1980's 240 go to the larger spindle/wheel bearing size?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-15-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,176
Posted By MikeSr.
Don't you have pull that up with 1k to 12v?

Don't you have pull that up with 1k to 12v?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-12-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,188
Posted By MikeSr.
I ran this setup using the 960 relay in multiple...

I ran this setup using the 960 relay in multiple cars. Just used radiator sensor near the inlet hose for low speed and one in the return hose for high speed.Why involve MS at all? BMW makes a single...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By MikeSr.
Changing those bushings is one of the biggest...

Changing those bushings is one of the biggest PITA jobs ever. Kaplhenke bearings are smooth as silk to install and remove, making it the last time I will have to remove/ install those stock POS...
Forum: showroom 05-11-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,336
Posted By MikeSr.
Watch out for Trick flow heads- lots of problems...

Watch out for Trick flow heads- lots of problems with valves mushrooming.
Video of valve dropping on a dyno pull by " Sloppy" Matt Happel.
https://youtu.be/eQluE_gyTNY
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,399
Posted By MikeSr.
Been reading Hot Rod's April issue regarding a...

Been reading Hot Rod's April issue regarding a guy with a TKO in a challenger with vibration problems. Drive line shop made a shaft with a cv joint at the front yoke. This eliminated moving
The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,206
Posted By MikeSr.
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=331720
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By MikeSr.
I bought a set of those-put them on a 244 with...

I bought a set of those-put them on a 244 with IPD lowering coils-less than a year later, one blew out.
Replaced with Bilstein HD like I have used many times. Ride quality much better. I don't think...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 96,626
Posted By MikeSr.
Dude-I have a center mount intercooler and All...

Dude-I have a center mount intercooler and
All the pipes. Could have saved you some cash.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By MikeSr.
So, I didn't modify the tone ring. I will space...

So, I didn't modify the tone ring. I will space the sensor out a bit. I have a T56, and possibly may swap in an 8.8 if I go turbo on the 5.3. All of these could be a signal source for the late...
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