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Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By LC4CARL
I'm a Smugmug man myself.

I'm a Smugmug man myself.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By LC4CARL
This was my set up a few years ago. Only used it...

This was my set up a few years ago. Only used it a few times. I too was concerned about the hitch / unibody rail union though it never gave me trouble. As I recall the steering did get lighter. Cargo...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
I'll just wrap my down pipe... :lol:

I'll just wrap my down pipe...

:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Cool beans. Received this oddly-shaped...

Cool beans.

Received this oddly-shaped package today.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-20/i-Hr2KwB3/0/550ef5c2/M/5F7C1984-FE25-4AE4-8114-66AF2A38BADE-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Cool beans. Figured I would wrap the down...

Cool beans.

Figured I would wrap the down pipe in that cool heat tape. Is it worth the trouble to ceramic coat the manifold to reduce under hood temps?
Forum: showroom 07-06-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 990,713
Posted By LC4CARL
Thumbs up Lol.

Lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-20/i-N...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-20/i-NHgQ95z/0/d17560e2/M/0E0B4E20-CF41-4B75-AFE7-29DE0A8C3667-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
I'm think I'm on the edge of the slippery slope:...

I'm think I'm on the edge of the slippery slope: "Glass" M47. "Dumb" EFI. "Tiny" turbo. Way cheaper to buy a used Vette. LOL. Though we do actually need a wagon from time to time.

Let's say that...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
10 PSI. But I did replace the head bolts... ...

10 PSI. But I did replace the head bolts...

So much fun coming around a bend at the bottom of the torque curve and throttling out.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Packed the wagon front to back and headed to the...

Packed the wagon front to back and headed to the Oregon coast for my eldest’s, covid compliant, wedding tomorrow. I haven’t driven highway 6 in a while and never in the Volvo. It was awesome. Third...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Thx boss.

Thx boss.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
We were at 150 WHP. Curious to see where we land...

We were at 150 WHP. Curious to see where we land this winter. Another 25 WHP would be fun.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Seems like there's always something. I read...

Seems like there's always something.

I read a few articles last night. If I understand it correctly, the biggest bang for the buck is in improving flow from what I call the "unpressured sides" of...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
If only there was a low restriction waste-gate...

If only there was a low restriction waste-gate for my turbo...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
'90+ and 3" down are on the way. If I am running...

'90+ and 3" down are on the way. If I am running the same turbo, and leave the MBC adjustment untouched, will a less restrictive intake / exhaust cause the motor to make more, less or the same boost...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,276
Posted By LC4CARL
I like the color.

I like the color.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,655
Posted By LC4CARL
How many times are we supposed to reuse head...

How many times are we supposed to reuse head bolts? Or is there a length dimension we can check to see if they are ok?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 360,258
Posted By LC4CARL
Bad ass.

Bad ass.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,655
Posted By LC4CARL
Grr. Sorry about your new turbo.

Grr. Sorry about your new turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
2jz-gte?

2jz-gte?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Thanks boss.

Thanks boss.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Yeah, yeah. Obviously EFI is superior in every...

Yeah, yeah. Obviously EFI is superior in every way.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
This photo of my old truck made Hot Rod. Nothing...

This photo of my old truck made Hot Rod. Nothing like a big block and low gears. Pretty cool.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/C10-13/i-wvdZz2q/0/34fd4ae6/M/Picture%20005-M.jpg

...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
I want a carburetor. Those I understand... ...

I want a carburetor. Those I understand...


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/C10-13/i-Zv8Lvpg/0/abe9f8ae/M/Picture%20003-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Odd that I was thinking of your Beastie Truck at...

Odd that I was thinking of your Beastie Truck at that point...

How's the new Brick?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
I'm getting into something cheaper. Oh look, a...

I'm getting into something cheaper. Oh look, a 4x4!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Maybe wasted spark a brace of those super cool LS...

Maybe wasted spark a brace of those super cool LS coils? And sequence the injectors? Chicks would dig that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
:omg: Great stuff / much appreciated.

:omg:


Great stuff / much appreciated.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Great stuff / much appreciated. I will...

Great stuff / much appreciated.



I will say no. I swapped the dog dish for a flat flywheel, but that's it.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Yessir. With the Mopar box deleted. Would...

Yessir. With the Mopar box deleted.

Would this be the time to go to wasted spark?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
One of the problems is that I don't know what I...

One of the problems is that I don't know what I don't know. Intuitive is desirable. Future proof is preferred. I think I would like it to automatically "learn" the ideal fuel and spark curves. And...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
If you wanted a "modern" EFI set up, for +/- 250...

If you wanted a "modern" EFI set up, for +/- 250 WHP power, what system would you recommend?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Fun with cameras. ...

Fun with cameras.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-20/i-LjmVSDP/0/99f4ad9b/M/IMG_6386-M.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-20/i-ccZcc5s/0/aac88286/M/IMG_6390-M.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By LC4CARL
I've been thinking about having mine done.

I've been thinking about having mine done.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Thanks boss. Chicks dig Fuch's... ...

Thanks boss.

Chicks dig Fuch's...


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/2018-Various/i-2QbcxSq/0/2c1cca71/M/013-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Wow! I remember those. I really do need to...

Wow! I remember those.

I really do need to fix the GD oil leak (s). Making a mess of the new garage floor.

While it's out I think I'll upgrade the turbo and T5. Probably should redo the wire...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
I may still have my old Binks siphon gun around...

I may still have my old Binks siphon gun around here someplace.

Back when I had "game."


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Various/My-cars/i-qD4RNzG/0/054fcd87/M/Tue-M.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Good idea. I painted my parents LeSabre and...

Good idea.

I painted my parents LeSabre and G20 window van in the driveway 100 years ago. Did my Firebird while working in a body shop as gopher. All of them where a ton of work. All of them...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
If you were me, what would you do next with the...

If you were me, what would you do next with the DL? Its actually a decent car now. In my mind next steps are expensive and only moderately interesting (more turbo, modern efi and a stronger...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,755
Posted By LC4CARL
Cool.

Cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 43,483
Posted By LC4CARL
Bolstered seats are super nice.

Bolstered seats are super nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,111
Posted By LC4CARL
Over the winter I played with a handful of PCV...

Over the winter I played with a handful of PCV valves in a line running from the oil separator box to the intake without success (car ran poorly). On my old Chevy V8 there was a PCV "intake" on one...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 46,020
Posted By LC4CARL
1/10th of a millimeter. Good lord...

1/10th of a millimeter. Good lord...
Forum: showroom 06-07-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 3,561,354
Posted By LC4CARL
Neat 740. :cool: .

Neat 740.

:cool:

.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 46,020
Posted By LC4CARL
Good for you. Very exciting. Any photos of the...

Good for you. Very exciting. Any photos of the car on it's new suspension?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 411,622
Posted By LC4CARL
I had no idea that was possible.

I had no idea that was possible.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Yes sir. :cool:

Yes sir.

:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
She's a beautiful wagon. What wheels and tires...

She's a beautiful wagon. What wheels and tires are those?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 673,790
Posted By LC4CARL
Nothing wrong with a bit of trial and error when...

Nothing wrong with a bit of trial and error when it comes to personal preference. Harald runs 400's on the nose of his 242! I'm pleased with the ride on my wagon. They say that the rear end of the...
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