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Forum: showroom Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,630
Posted By qwkswede
Any time brotha. You still have my number I...

Any time brotha. You still have my number I assume.
Forum: showroom Today, 01:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,630
Posted By qwkswede
I promised myself that I would spend 2 Sundays a...

I promised myself that I would spend 2 Sundays a month working on the old project until it's running... Let's see how long that promise lasts.

I'm a month into my resolution and making some good...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,877
Posted By qwkswede
I started this thread a year ago just after...

I started this thread a year ago just after bringing the car home, and it came together pretty quickly. But, I got busy with other things and forgot all about this thread. Life happens. Pandemics...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
I didn't even realize we failed to set up a 2020...

I didn't even realize we failed to set up a 2020 post. I can start it.

The dragstrip in Denver is open. I personally haven't visited this year. It seems fun, but not really my idea of "safer...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,877
Posted By qwkswede
yep yep. I'll get some more details added. I can...

yep yep. I'll get some more details added. I can only crop pictures and type so fast. But for now I'm going to enjoy this cold boost friendly weather and do a burnout in my Red Wagon.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,877
Posted By qwkswede
Qwkswede's Red 740 Wagon. Part Deux aka Superfridge

I haven't touched a project thread in quite a while, but I am still tinkering with old Volvos. What can I say, some habits die hard. It's about time I start to organize a little memory book for this...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Damn Volbros! I wasn't sure anyone was playing...

Damn Volbros! I wasn't sure anyone was playing Volvos this year. But you guys came out in force to close out the year. I think I have everyone added. If I misssed a timeslip, drop a note and I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
WOWSERS! You guys were busy between christmas...

WOWSERS! You guys were busy between christmas and new years. I'm catching up here. But there are lots of
really interesting exciting timesplips pouring in. Stay tuned... I'll tally the winner!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks Volvo Friends for making this happen...

Thanks Volvo Friends for making this happen again. Just a couple days left to send time slips.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Quick description of the car please and thankyou.

Quick description of the car please and thankyou.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks klr142 I'll fill in the details. It...

Thanks klr142 I'll fill in the details.

It was getting a little hot in here. Good to see some data...

People, just run your car, post your times. It's actually fun! Make lots of passes. Do big...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Linuxman51 Nice work bro. 90 points added for...

Linuxman51
Nice work bro. 90 points added for the East@$#@

Good turnout this year eh?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Added a new submission from Regularisland More...

Added a new submission from Regularisland
More turbo points for the EAST!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Right on. Canada posting up some great times. A...

Right on. Canada posting up some great times. A 12 second redblock Volvo is pretty badass.

Dave_242GT times added to the board.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
I added some more details. Good job Canada!

I added some more details. Good job Canada!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
A couple more came in over the weekend. I'll get...

A couple more came in over the weekend. I'll get them added to the list...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Damn that's a movin. Give deets RogerDEE....

Damn that's a movin. Give deets RogerDEE. Quebec. That's east right?

I entered Turbo Chevy something or other. I can't remember the car details.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Weird. I just attached the jpeg images to the...

Weird. I just attached the jpeg images to the post directly. I usually have better luck doing that than linking to my remote photos.

And I can see them. Must be some permissions setting?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
I do have some 16 second slips from my stock 740...

I do have some 16 second slips from my stock 740 wagon too. I made 5 or 6 passes in Sacramento when I was out there. I'll see if I can find them.

Why doesn't anyone like drag racing any more? Are...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Added Kyles timeslips. Was that last one...

Added Kyles timeslips. Was that last one another for the 244? I thought that was the S60?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Lots of MPH. No ET

Here's the timeslip from my freshly assembled left for dead 740 wagon.

I seem to be competing for the trap speed only award.

Right Lane is me. #107...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
I made some passes with my 16VT car a couple...

I made some passes with my 16VT car a couple weeks ago too. I need to add those timesiips to the spreadsheet. Mine were a bit disappointing but drag racing is drag racing. Always a good time out...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By qwkswede
I have heard they idle pretty good, so I was...

I have heard they idle pretty good, so I was going to go for a bit more than I needed. I was always at the limit with the 1600s on my old race car. So figured I would go bigger this time especially...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By qwkswede
Is Injector Dynamics a reputable source these...

Is Injector Dynamics a reputable source these days? I'll look them up. I haven't bought a set of injectors in quite a while. The selections have changed out there. It used to be that larger...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By qwkswede
2200 cc injectors for E85

There are some common injectors around on ebay and Amazon lately that are high impedence and flow 2200cc/hr. I THINK they are Bosch, but I don't really know much about them. I need an upgrade for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,516
Posted By qwkswede
Plenty of info there. I haven't seen that process...

Plenty of info there. I haven't seen that process before. That light pattern looks really good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,516
Posted By qwkswede
How do you get the projectors into the plastic...

How do you get the projectors into the plastic housings? And doesn't a plastic lens in front of the projector kinda ruin the focus you get from the projector lens?
Forum: events 04-26-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,765
Posted By qwkswede
On the way to Davis. Day 1 driving done. This...

On the way to Davis. Day 1 driving done. This photo is from somewhere in Utah. It was a beautiful day for driving.
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 73,766
Posted By qwkswede
Have fun y'all. I'll miss this one. But I do want...

Have fun y'all. I'll miss this one. But I do want to get out there again someday. Keep those traditions and meats burning.
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,765
Posted By qwkswede
My car is packed and I'm leaving Denver tomorrow...

My car is packed and I'm leaving Denver tomorrow morning early. I'm doing the lazy paced route with some sightseeing stops over the next 2 days.

Is there anything going on Friday night? I should...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
That's a pretty good running non-turbo Volvo....

That's a pretty good running non-turbo Volvo. Good work friend.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Ya. Sure. Run it. Tell me what you did. thanks

Ya. Sure. Run it. Tell me what you did. thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Geeez. So many excuses. Or maybe you are the...

Geeez. So many excuses. Or maybe you are the ultimate sand bagging hustler. That stock 245 probably runs 12s.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Nice! What track do you guys go to in Oregon? ...

Nice! What track do you guys go to in Oregon?

And give me the quick one line car description...
Forum: events 04-11-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,765
Posted By qwkswede
I registered. Car still in pieces and I haven't...

I registered. Car still in pieces and I haven't gone more than 2 miles from my house yet.

But the current plan is to drive it 3000 miles at the end of April.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 525,405
Posted By qwkswede
Nice. What are those motor mounts?

Nice. What are those motor mounts?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
Nice start! First one on the board for 2019. I...

Nice start! First one on the board for 2019. I guess the racing season is here. Get out there and go racing!

Nothing in Colorado until mid April. But I'm ready.
Forum: events 03-08-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,765
Posted By qwkswede
Looking the route. I'll probably drive I-80 too....

Looking the route. I'll probably drive I-80 too. If you want to form a convoy for a bit let me know.
Forum: events 03-07-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,765
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks for the support. I don't need much...

Thanks for the support. I don't need much encouragement to fix a Volvo on the side of the road.

:oogle:
Forum: events 03-06-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,765
Posted By qwkswede
I'm working on it. I'd like to drive the new...

I'm working on it. I'd like to drive the new racier car. It runs now! But man is it a piece of sh#@ still. Driving it around the block turned up a long list of other things it needs to be driveable....
Forum: events 03-04-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 73,766
Posted By qwkswede
Yes. Let's talk....

Yes. Let's talk....
Forum: events 03-03-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,765
Posted By qwkswede
Will there be drag racing on Friday or Saturdy?...

Will there be drag racing on Friday or Saturdy? Street or track, I don't care which one.
Forum: events 03-03-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 73,766
Posted By qwkswede
Subscribing. I'd like to make it to one of...

Subscribing.

I'd like to make it to one of the big 3 gatherings this year. Alabama, Davis, or Portland.

I am putting this one on my calendar and going to do some serious wrenching to get...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,055
Posted By qwkswede
Yep, rotate distributor roughly 90 degrees,...

Yep, rotate distributor roughly 90 degrees, install single hold down bolt, profit...
My plug wires reach better this way, and I can maybe install the wire cover too. They were stretched tight with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,055
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah, that was my thinking too. I was going to...

Yeah, that was my thinking too. I was going to give the wire rearrangement a try. It takes some head scratching with the weird sidewinder cap. And it's a pain in the ass to remove and reinstall the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,055
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks. I went to a coil pack no distributor...

Thanks.
I went to a coil pack no distributor setup on my last car eventually. But just trying to keep this one simple for now.

Contact Linuxman51 for Megasquirt plug n play setups. He can help...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,055
Posted By qwkswede
The timing of this thread was very relevant for...

The timing of this thread was very relevant for me too. I tried cranking up my 16v B230 last night for the first time, and had this thread in my head. I have an 8v LH2.4 distributor in the head on my...
Forum: showroom 01-05-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 52,726
Posted By qwkswede
JohnMc You put alot of miles on yours at pretty...

JohnMc You put alot of miles on yours at pretty high power levels. I never had headgasket problems really. This new setup will probably stay around 300 hp. I think the smallish turbo will be good...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 102,582
Posted By qwkswede
That could work in the grudge race format for...

That could work in the grudge race format for sure. I'm thinking about spinning up another thread for that.

A couple years ago I had a grudge race with LloydDobler here on the forum. Volvo 122 vs...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 45,967
Posted By qwkswede
For those monitoring the 2018 thread. I built the...

For those monitoring the 2018 thread. I built the 2019 edition. Feel free to subscribe and jump in over there.

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?p=5900454#post5900454


I declared...
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