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Forum: website & board 08-29-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 9,441
Posted By badvlvo
Donated today. Thanks Dana!

Donated today. Thanks Dana!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By badvlvo
Probably even more so with the iron block and...

Probably even more so with the iron block and turbo adding to the weight over the nose.

Revalve time.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,539
Posted By badvlvo
And that's just one issue with their products....

And that's just one issue with their products. But most will think because it's stiff, low and handles better than stock that it's the best available. The same people who think that stiff shocks are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By badvlvo
OE and OEM are often used interchangably, but...

OE and OEM are often used interchangably, but seriously, if you even know what OEM means you know to look for original Volvo parts. Wren just gave you the part numbers, use those and provided you...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By badvlvo
I'm pretty sure it's an LH issue. My best...

I'm pretty sure it's an LH issue.
My best suggestion is to watch it on a wideband and see what it reads when it lags.
Forum: events 07-31-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,296
Posted By badvlvo
I'll likely be there, but on the bike. Going...

I'll likely be there, but on the bike. Going shopping for a new ride this week.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,581
Posted By badvlvo
I've run the IPD overloads in the back, and it...

I've run the IPD overloads in the back, and it made the 245 finally sit close to level. It still rode decent, and didn't sag under load as badly as it did before.

Message me some time David and...
Forum: events 07-13-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,262
Posted By badvlvo
Someone had to change plans and skip Monterey...

Someone had to change plans and skip Monterey this time... Not naming names here, but we all know who!

Safe travels Mike, and I'll drop in to see you when I'm in DC in September.
Forum: website & board 02-10-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,123
Posted By badvlvo
Fly into Monterey, road trip in my 94 Caprice for...

Fly into Monterey, road trip in my 94 Caprice for free (you fix what you break), return it when done.
Forum: events 01-26-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 74,128
Posted By badvlvo
Learning from mistakes is a good thing. ...

Learning from mistakes is a good thing.

Selling that truck would be good too, any luck there?
Forum: events 01-24-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 74,128
Posted By badvlvo
She's in for a real learning experience.

She's in for a real learning experience.
Forum: events 01-23-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 74,128
Posted By badvlvo
All it takes is money and a little time.

All it takes is money and a little time.
Forum: events 01-23-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 74,128
Posted By badvlvo
AAA card will get you there. Stop...

AAA card will get you there.



Stop right now.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By badvlvo
Brass bushing will transmit a bit more high...

Brass bushing will transmit a bit more high frequency vibration to the shifter, but has superior feel.
RTV is the correct choice to seal it.
Looks like you got the speedo thing sorted.
Forum: events 01-23-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 74,128
Posted By badvlvo
I doubt it.

I doubt it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By badvlvo
Glad to help yourself.

Glad to help yourself.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,809
Posted By badvlvo
The factory resonator was in there to reduce that...

The factory resonator was in there to reduce that drone.
Easiest way to fix it is to put it back in there. You won't notice the .25hp it cost at the wheels.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,858
Posted By badvlvo
If the head bolts are the early style now is the...

If the head bolts are the early style now is the time to change them. The early style would stretch or have the head break off and cause all sorts of fun problems. Once fixed they are solid engines. ...
Forum: events 12-25-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 74,128
Posted By badvlvo
If it's down in SC I can drive it up for you or...

If it's down in SC I can drive it up for you or drive a tow rig for you.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By badvlvo
I developed several types of adapters to run...

I developed several types of adapters to run various alternators on the redblock. The best bang for the buck is an AD244 or DR44 off any full-size GM truck build in the last 15+ years.

It will...
Forum: events 10-18-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 74,128
Posted By badvlvo
How many times has it rained at Davis?

How many times has it rained at Davis?
Forum: events 10-11-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,119
Posted By badvlvo
Yeah, timing wasn't good. I guess I should look...

Yeah, timing wasn't good. I guess I should look on here once in a while.
In spring when this kicks off again I think I'm going to host a BBQ at my place the evening after.
Forum: events 10-10-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,119
Posted By badvlvo
I rolled in on my bike just as everyone was...

I rolled in on my bike just as everyone was leaving for the drive. Couldn't do that, rear tire is square from so much freeway riding, and it gets sketchy on fast curves.
Forum: events 08-16-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,640
Posted By badvlvo
Does this stop your move to Washington?

Does this stop your move to Washington?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,698
Posted By badvlvo
At 60 it would change direction, that simple. Add...

At 60 it would change direction, that simple. Add steering input and it went there.
Biased towards oversteer, but controllable easily.

I didn't encounter too many uneven surfaces when driving...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,698
Posted By badvlvo
I ran HD's out of the box in my 244, 400lb front,...

I ran HD's out of the box in my 244, 400lb front, 225 rear, 28mm front sway, no rear, poly or spherical in every location.
On smooth surfaces the HD's worked great with the standard valving. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By badvlvo
The factory excite/dash lamp circuit will work...

The factory excite/dash lamp circuit will work properly. If you are charging below 14.4v you will want to add resistance to the circuit to raise the output voltage.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By badvlvo
^^ Nick did his, Poi did his, LT did his and I...

^^ Nick did his, Poi did his, LT did his and I tweaked it to work right... several have done it. I liked it, others didn't.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By badvlvo
That ^^. Most electrical problems with lighting...

That ^^. Most electrical problems with lighting on older Volvos are related directly to bad grounds. Find them, and clean them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By badvlvo
Do you have vacuum running to the can?

Do you have vacuum running to the can?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,170
Posted By badvlvo
Suck down the system. Flush it. Replace...

Suck down the system.
Flush it.
Replace orifice tube and filter/dryer and/or expansion valve.
Refill with appropriate oil and refrigerant.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,590
Posted By badvlvo
Throw the 19 on the back and enjoy.

Throw the 19 on the back and enjoy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By badvlvo
Sounds like you are going to have to trace the...

Sounds like you are going to have to trace the wire to see what it does.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By badvlvo
Check your clutch adjustment first. If it's...

Check your clutch adjustment first. If it's smooth when rev matched, but grinding on faster engagement that's the first thing to check.
Check the fluid and level while you are under it too. Low...
Forum: events 06-14-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,297
Posted By badvlvo
Might be up for Sat the 18th for a car show with...

Might be up for Sat the 18th for a car show with TJ, but have to go home on Sunday. It's our 15th anniversary, so I have to take Russ out.
Forum: events 06-14-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,297
Posted By badvlvo
I'm already scheduled in Sac that weekend. Notice...

I'm already scheduled in Sac that weekend. Notice is a little short.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By badvlvo
Does it engage park and lock the rear wheels? ...

Does it engage park and lock the rear wheels?

Sounds like a valve body issue if you have fluid pressure, or a linkage issue inside the trans.

That or the trans was smoked and you got hosed on...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 41,668
Posted By badvlvo
Not surprising. Changes in the airflow alter the...

Not surprising. Changes in the airflow alter the air/fuel ratio.

Best to do the tuning with all equipment installed for the best results.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By badvlvo
If it wasn't bottomed out, it could do a few...

If it wasn't bottomed out, it could do a few things. One is bending or breaking the flexplate. Then there could be converter damage or pump damage.
I would have responded on Facebook but it looks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By badvlvo
I'm thinking you didn't have the converter in all...

I'm thinking you didn't have the converter in all the way.
Forum: showroom 05-10-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,582
Posted By badvlvo
This. My 60k mile 73 145 was 5k back in...

This.

My 60k mile 73 145 was 5k back in 2002, would be worth a lot more these days in the same condition. That car is easily 20k in the US.

I'll trade one healthy kidney, no diseases, fully...
Forum: events 03-21-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,960
Posted By badvlvo
Let's do this.

Let's do this.
Forum: events 03-21-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,207
Posted By badvlvo
That's a slow ride for sure. I wanted to see how...

That's a slow ride for sure. I wanted to see how well the wagons had come along. Guess I'll just have to go up to Nevada.
Forum: events 03-08-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,207
Posted By badvlvo
It may be time that something is done by the Sac...

It may be time that something is done by the Sac chapter, and let GG deal with the loss. That said, the Sac chapter will need some real leadership to get this done. Leadership that while friendly and...
Forum: events 03-03-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,337
Posted By badvlvo
He rolled in not long after you left I think. ...

He rolled in not long after you left I think.

I didn't feel like **** until Tuesday. I think I was just too stoned.



Dundee test. If you are ever in questions it is a proven means of...
Forum: events 02-10-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,337
Posted By badvlvo
I am not contributing to it this time.

I am not contributing to it this time.
Forum: events 02-09-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,337
Posted By badvlvo
Taro & others are coming into SFO and might be...

Taro & others are coming into SFO and might be using my Caprice. If so, get with them and coordinate. The car is available to any and all who are interested. Only rules, don't destroy it and DON'T...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By badvlvo
Clean your connections and grounds, it's usually...

Clean your connections and grounds, it's usually in one of the multiple grounding locations Volvo chose to use under the dash as opposed to a centralized ground.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By badvlvo
It's probably just the increased pressure. They...

It's probably just the increased pressure. They have a regulator, it's simply a valve and spring, so adjustment is possible.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,112
Posted By badvlvo
Got his PM and replied. He will be in good hands...

Got his PM and replied. He will be in good hands up there.


I would stick with steel. John V has flywheels and clutches available, as does Josh @ Yoshifab. I have seen both, and they both build...
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