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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By white855T
https://www.swedishcarparts.com/models/22-volvo-24...

https://www.swedishcarparts.com/models/22-volvo-240-260-1975-1982-and-1980-1993/parts/condensers

New condensers are available. Swedish car parts is just one option.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,943
Posted By white855T
Not OEM but new lights and brackets....

Not OEM but new lights and brackets. https://www.ebay.com/itm/362450187809
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,374
Posted By white855T
Yeah, that brace looks bent as hell. I've come...

Yeah, that brace looks bent as hell. I've come across some like that in a junkyard car. Spoiler alert, the car was wrecked in the front.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By white855T
Use a large chisel and hammer to loosen the...

Use a large chisel and hammer to loosen the bolts. The bolt heads will be ruined but at least you'll be able to get them off. I had to do this just last week. When one of the bolt heads rounded off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By white855T
Ideally a 6 point offset box wrench would work...

Ideally a 6 point offset box wrench would work the best. The 12 point offset box wrenches are a lot more common and can be bought almost anywhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By white855T
Order remanufactured ones. I ordered mine from...

Order remanufactured ones. I ordered mine from rockauto centric brand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By white855T
Why not just buy the correct 12 mm hose and be...

Why not just buy the correct 12 mm hose and be done with it?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,535
Posted By white855T
So... I haven't been able to work on this car 3...

So... I haven't been able to work on this car 3 weeks(which sucks). My daily died again(not throwing money into it again so its being parted out). Been busy parting out 3 cars(1 car left). Huge...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 119,289
Posted By white855T
Awesome trip Aidan! I bet it was smooth sailing...

Awesome trip Aidan! I bet it was smooth sailing with that V8.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 119,289
Posted By white855T
I say, do whatever makes you happy! It is your...

I say, do whatever makes you happy! It is your car afterall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By white855T
I'm doing this front end. It does require...

I'm doing this front end. It does require changing fenders. The headlights are the 86+ e codes(81+ for euro models). Also need headlight trim to fill in top space of headlight & hood.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 27,393
Posted By white855T
Question Got to learn to say no... :lol:

Got to learn to say no... :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By white855T
Are you okay? You don't seem stable. Many people...

Are you okay? You don't seem stable. Many people put big brakes on relatively stock cars to find it wasn't to their liking. I'm not saying that will be your experience. You can improve braking buying...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By white855T
Question Says the guy driving a 744... :lol:

Says the guy driving a 744... :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By white855T
I have these parts available if you need them....

I have these parts available if you need them. They were on my daily driver that I parted out and were in good working order.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By white855T
I have the ECU, ezk and ezk wiring needed(knock...

I have the ECU, ezk and ezk wiring needed(knock sensor and ICU come with wiring as well). Send PM if interested in those parts.

You don't need sodium filled valves. If you're doing a basic +t,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By white855T
It's been over 3 months. You never know sometimes...

It's been over 3 months. You never know sometimes I go to a yard and some cars are never touched but this is a cali yard. I bet its just a shell right now. It also might not be in the yard. Some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By white855T
Probably. Fresh air comes through the cowl right...

Probably. Fresh air comes through the cowl right to the top of a/c box. It would be a massive pain in the ass to do it. Dash has to come out, you would have to drain coolant, discharge a/c. And...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,412
Posted By white855T
What do you need big brakes for? Coolness factor?...

What do you need big brakes for? Coolness factor? The stock brakes are sufficient for many different setups.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By white855T
The aw71 should not know be hard to find at all...

The aw71 should not know be hard to find at all if you know where to look. There must be someone parting out a turbo car in your region. I have an aw71 from my personal car that is in good working...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By white855T
That's not high. It's a junkyard, a business that...

That's not high. It's a junkyard, a business that aims at making a profit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,502
Posted By white855T
Are you also buying the turbo transmission?...

Are you also buying the turbo transmission? You'll need it unless you like swapping transmissions out for fun!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By white855T
Makes for a good chuckle. Yes, you have to mount...

Makes for a good chuckle. Yes, you have to mount the wheel upside down. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By white855T
A normal crescent wrench works. Just spray down...

A normal crescent wrench works. Just spray down it good and leave it for a day. It will come off.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By white855T
With a full work shop a basic na swap could be...

With a full work shop a basic na swap could be done in a weekend. So yeah these guys were definitely not the right choice. I would cut my losses because even if they manage to complete the car,...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,608
Posted By white855T
That Walmart chrome doesn't look too bad at all....

That Walmart chrome doesn't look too bad at all. Rotten wires is to be expected. All in due course.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By white855T
I did read your post but you expect 7/9 people...

I did read your post but you expect 7/9 people will actually spend more than $14.99 on their car. Very doubtful. Buy something that you like and try it out. If it doesn't work, you can return it and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By white855T
No need to bring it to operating temp. Just make...

No need to bring it to operating temp. Just make sure nuts soak for a day or two before starting disassembly. I assumed you would be working out side. Heated garage you definitely can do this job....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By white855T
To do the gaskets you have to remove turbo. It's...

To do the gaskets you have to remove turbo. It's too heavy to remove as one unit but you could do it that way. Spray penetrating on all nuts(down pipe nuts, turbo to manifold flange nuts, manifold)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,694
Posted By white855T
Did you bench bleed master cylinder?

Did you bench bleed master cylinder?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By white855T
A m47 can hold stock turbo power. If and when...

A m47 can hold stock turbo power. If and when that changes, he can always swap to a t5.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By white855T
Det17 has pedal assembly for clutch cable. You...

Det17 has pedal assembly for clutch cable. You can PM him.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By white855T
He can keep the Lh 2.2 throttle body and at least...

He can keep the Lh 2.2 throttle body and at least be able to adjust idle a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By white855T
You need a lot of rare 740 m47 specific parts...

You need a lot of rare 740 m47 specific parts that aren't going to be easy to find. You'll also need shifter cage and selector rod. Lots of hen's teeth parts. An m46 trans would be a better option as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By white855T
A ratchet strap would work the best but I don't...

A ratchet strap would work the best but I don't think OP wants to cut into the sheet metal(possibly inviting the tin worm for dinner). There are holes already in the sheet metal so zip ties is a good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By white855T
Hvac ducting zip ties. I use them for shipping...

Hvac ducting zip ties. I use them for shipping and they are really strong. You can pick them up at Home Depot if you choose to go that route.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,379
Posted By white855T
Everything up to 91 for 240 uses a steel cover....

Everything up to 91 for 240 uses a steel cover. 92-93 240s are the only years that had the aluminum cover.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By white855T
Do88 recommends genuine Volvo coolant. If you...

Do88 recommends genuine Volvo coolant. If you have that extra coin, that is the way to go. Good to hear your Do88 units are working well for you.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,831
Posted By white855T
Yo man, Beige is the like the best Volvo color...

Yo man, Beige is the like the best Volvo color ever! You don't even know how lucky you are... :lol:

I just picked a swag table for my bandsaw, can't wait to use it for exhaust stuff. I got mine...
Forum: website & board 07-01-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,296
Posted By white855T
Your screenname needs to be blue to be able to...

Your screenname needs to be blue to be able to upload pictures.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,028
Posted By white855T
Fly to Sweden. Purchase it and bring it back as a...

Fly to Sweden. Purchase it and bring it back as a 'carry on'. Well once the pandemic is over. Qué te parece?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By white855T
Custom radiator or the do88 radiator are the...

Custom radiator or the do88 radiator are the options. I think there are a handful of people on the forum running a do88 unit. Maybe they'll chime in.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By white855T
Its fits 7/9 cars because it was designed for...

Its fits 7/9 cars because it was designed for those models! It also fits a 240 in case anyone is wondering.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By white855T
Personally, I wouldn't worry about it. I bet your...

Personally, I wouldn't worry about it. I bet your Machinist will brush it off and tell you to run it as it is. Never hurts to ask if you're unsure.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,112
Posted By white855T
I guess if you want to be stuck with the limited...

I guess if you want to be stuck with the limited options or you have to have the oem wheels for the ultra unique car guy points.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,112
Posted By white855T
The hubs just need to be redrilled, why buy new?

The hubs just need to be redrilled, why buy new?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By white855T
Swap to the 92-95 940 turbo radiator. You can...

Swap to the 92-95 940 turbo radiator. You can swap to efan if you haven't already done so.

This one is available if your car is 91 and older. All aluminum rad. https://www.ebay.com/itm/123933875584
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,384
Posted By white855T
Yes, one last eff you. 93s can be problematic.

Yes, one last eff you. 93s can be problematic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,918
Posted By white855T
What a good save! 15a you the man! I find it...

What a good save! 15a you the man! I find it strange that it would stick just from sitting. I recently sold an aw71 tranmission to a local. The donor car had been sitting 15 or more years in a field....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By white855T
I don't know how you forced a 7/16 hose on. It's...

I don't know how you forced a 7/16 hose on. It's so much easier to order the correct hose.
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