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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Redwood Chair
1/4 x 28 tpi

1/4 x 28 tpi
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Redwood Chair
Really so you need 10 lug nuts of each type to...

Really so you need 10 lug nuts of each type to put wheels on a 740?

:wtf:

Or is hub drilling Ø the same?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By Redwood Chair
PITTSBURGH AUTOMOTIVE 1 Ton Capacity Foldable...

PITTSBURGH AUTOMOTIVE 1 Ton Capacity Foldable Shop Crane (https://www.harborfreight.com/1-ton-capacity-foldable-shop-crane-61858.html)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By Redwood Chair
@ 325 # for the long block. Yes it comes out...

@ 325 # for the long block.

Yes it comes out much easier without the transmission attached but you need to pull the trans first.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Redwood Chair
Did someone say ¢heap but work? ...

Did someone say ¢heap but work?

EZaccessories.com (https://www.ezaccessory.com)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
Sounds good, I was thinking Canadian winters but...

Sounds good, I was thinking Canadian winters but kind of glossed over the Vancouver islands part.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Cheaper than getting pitched into the...

:nod:

Cheaper than getting pitched into the ditch and wadded up on the snowbank.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
I had to use some the 3mm EZaccessory spacers to...

I had to use some the 3mm EZaccessory spacers to clear the 240 front vented calipers with some 15 Spoke Desone wheels and it was fine.

Right about 6 turns fine to be exact.

:e-shrug:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
Besides which beating the studs in and out of an...

Besides which beating the studs in and out of an installed hub isn't paticularily good for the bearing races which is why Volvo supplied a press to do the job right.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Redwood Chair
No. You drank the kewl-aide, now pay the...

No.

You drank the kewl-aide, now pay the price.

:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Your ADHD is kicking in hard, an inch...

:nod:

Your ADHD is kicking in hard, an inch wider wheel will make a significant tire profile difference even with the same exact tire.

NB:

You'll need right around 6 turns of the lug nuts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Redwood Chair
Wipe the old rondel with acetone or lacquer...

Wipe the old rondel with acetone or lacquer thinner let it dry, and put the new one right on top of the original.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
I had 225-50-15 steamrollers on Dracos and they...

I had 225-50-15 steamrollers on Dracos and they didn't hit but the car went down the road wandering around & shaking like a dog trying to sh!t peach pits.

That said I'd bet they clear just fine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,358
Posted By Redwood Chair
The top 'nut' has two wrench flats and it...

The top 'nut' has two wrench flats and it unscrews counterclockwise then the fitting drops down into the D pillar.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,361
Posted By Redwood Chair
28-23 on the lumberwagon. Don't know if...

28-23 on the lumberwagon.

Don't know if 'handles' but it doesn't sway around in the breeze when it's loaded up.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
Missing the offset by 5mm isn't really a problem,...

Missing the offset by 5mm isn't really a problem, early 240 steel wheels were the same offset as Dracos at 25et after all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By Redwood Chair
+ 1,000,000 Best ~ $60 I ever spent. ...

+ 1,000,000 Best ~ $60 I ever spent.




Carefully twist / poke out the bleed screw hole with a small drill bit.

Yes you will need to bleed the entire system at least twice after performing...
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: That 80's catalyzed epoxy don't go...

:nod:

That 80's catalyzed epoxy don't go down easy, makes a wonderful base if you sand it a bit however.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,710
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes. Leave the sensor in.

Yes.

Leave the sensor in.
Forum: showroom 10-14-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nono: Dracos are the redheaded stepchildren...

:nono:

Dracos are the redheaded stepchildren of the Volvo wheel family and as such they don't get the gold paint or any profit.
Forum: showroom 10-14-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: They're just laying around out there...

:nod:

They're just laying around out there in the junkyard dirt right next to the 2" OE tow hitch.

:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By Redwood Chair
205-60-15 on a 6" wheel barely shoehorns in...

205-60-15 on a 6" wheel barely shoehorns in there, on a 7" wheel it doesn't quite go in.
Forum: showroom 10-14-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By Redwood Chair
Looking good. Or some Virgo caps if you're...

Looking good.

Or some Virgo caps if you're feeling flush and frisky.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2018/1975968001_7d99f4efbf_z.jpg?zz=1
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: You can usually get away with 3mm...

:nod:

You can usually get away with 3mm spacers without totally losing your mind / breaking the bank.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Redwood Chair
4 & 5 Lug 3mm Thick Spacer (Pair) $11.99...

4 & 5 Lug 3mm Thick Spacer (Pair) $11.99 (http://www.ezaccessory.com/4_5_Lug_3mm_Thick_Spacer_p/600.htm)

http://www.ezaccessory.com/v/vspfiles/photos/600-2T.jpg?v-cache=1472637022
Forum: showroom 10-12-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By Redwood Chair
WWD caps.

WWD caps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By Redwood Chair
I have a known good and tested LH 2.0 # 0 280 212...

I have a known good and tested LH 2.0 # 0 280 212 002 AMM.

PM with interest.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Redwood Chair
The lower tip of the spring is supposed to point...

The lower tip of the spring is supposed to point back on a stock height spring, and forward on a lowering spring.

This is to keep the end of the spring from making a 'hot spot' on the lower seat....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By Redwood Chair
:VOLVO: Fighting the drone since 140.

:VOLVO: Fighting the drone since 140.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By Redwood Chair
You're looking for the little dimples cast into...

You're looking for the little dimples cast into the bottoms of the calipers.

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=310329
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By Redwood Chair
Correct poke it out with a needle / wire. ...

Correct poke it out with a needle / wire.

Are the calipers matched halves as per my previous post?

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=354643&highlight=brake+bleeding
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By Redwood Chair
Buy a bunch of cheap fluid and a quart of the...

Buy a bunch of cheap fluid and a quart of the good stuff, zip tie the reservoir down, pump the motive up to 20 psi and send a quart of the cheap stuff through between test drives.

When / if you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By Redwood Chair
You're In A World Of Hurt The Creek Has Risen.

Yes when there's no air in the system and you're simply changing / refreshing the fluid, as I mentioned it uses the least amount of fluid.

~~~~~~~~

Leaving the system open to drain is a big...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Redwood Chair
Late small starter on the 93 no doubt?

Late small starter on the 93 no doubt?
Forum: showroom 10-07-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Redwood Chair
So a cheap alloy extrusion it is then?

So a cheap alloy extrusion it is then?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By Redwood Chair
The recommended order uses the least amount of...

The recommended order uses the least amount of fluid, other than that as I said in the other thread you need to deal with each corner individually and swap things one at a time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By Redwood Chair
<Scratch noob.> ...

<Scratch noob.>

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355846
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By Redwood Chair
:freak: You really need 5 or 6 turns on...

:freak:

You really need 5 or 6 turns on 1/2x20 to be safe.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By Redwood Chair
4 & 5 Lug 3mm Thick Spacer (Pair) $11.99...

4 & 5 Lug 3mm Thick Spacer (Pair) $11.99 (http://www.ezaccessory.com/4_5_Lug_3mm_Thick_Spacer_p/600.htm)

http://www.ezaccessory.com/v/vspfiles/photos/600-2T.jpg?v-cache=1472637022
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes that opaque chicken fat stuff they come with...

Yes that opaque chicken fat stuff they come with isn't much good for anything but keeping the parts from rusting until the package is opened.

If they're open on one side you should probably clean...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By Redwood Chair
I don't see a problem new 1030 gears are cheap...

I don't see a problem new 1030 gears are cheap and readily available in all ratios.

https://www.randysworldwide.com/product-category/ring-pinion-gear-sets/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://lmgtfy.app/?q=volvo+240+wheel+nut+torque

https://lmgtfy.app/?q=volvo+240+wheel+nut+torque
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.pintura-coche.com/images/productos/793...

https://www.pintura-coche.com/images/productos/793/m_standoblue-mix134.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Redwood Chair
Silber

Silber
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: There is no profit when dealing with a...

:lol:

There is no profit when dealing with a vintage pushrod Volvo, it's pay now, and pay again later on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Redwood Chair
I don't think it's a DL.

I don't think it's a DL.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Redwood Chair
Lining up the crank mark is not intuitive since...

Lining up the crank mark is not intuitive since the mark is off to the left from vertical a little when the rotor is pointing at #1, and the belt has to be wrapped around the crank gear a bit to line...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Redwood Chair
Sounds like your timing belt is off a tooth at...

Sounds like your timing belt is off a tooth at the crank.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,113
Posted By Redwood Chair
http://www.vclassics.com/archive/ignition.htm

http://www.vclassics.com/archive/ignition.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Redwood Chair
Other than the obvious move everything over from...

Other than the obvious move everything over from a parts car solution...

M46 specific shift knob and complete M46 OD wiring / & relay, pilot bearing & circlip, clutch fork, rubber bellows shifter...
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