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Forum: events Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By propav8r
Outstanding.

Outstanding.
Forum: events 06-17-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
Glad to hear it. Whatever color you bring, you...

Glad to hear it. Whatever color you bring, you should throw something with two wheels in the back.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
https://i.imgur.com/gdbKvUQh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/gdbKvUQh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/5zrieKEh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jNdnljOh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/XzKDMnXh.jpg

Cleaning up pretty good. Detaining guy thinks he can...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By propav8r
Looks like a ferd pattern on the front. Pretty...

Looks like a ferd pattern on the front. Pretty sure I have a tailhousing/shift rod if you're interested.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
So I've been driving the car daily for the past...

So I've been driving the car daily for the past couple of weeks or so just to see if it was going to blow up on me. So far so good.

I've put a bit of effort into polishing up the paint, and have...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By propav8r
A lot of those GM T5s had a different bolt...

A lot of those GM T5s had a different bolt pattern on the front vs. the Ford ones that the currently available Volvo adapter plates are for. The shifter location was also different in some of them.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By propav8r
T5s were never chosen by the Volvo community...

T5s were never chosen by the Volvo community because they were objectively amazing transmissions. They were just better than the hot garbage of an M46/7, and at one point (about 10 years ago) they...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By propav8r
I'm a little biased because it's the same color...

I'm a little biased because it's the same color as my '90 +T 245 that I regret selling with a passion. Good luck with it.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5542122&posted=1#post5542122
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By propav8r
I vote imgur. Easy to change image size by...

I vote imgur. Easy to change image size by appending a letter right before the .jpg

Welcome to TB. Whoever rated your thread 1 star doesn't like to party. Maybe we'll get you on the upswing.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 245,851
Posted By propav8r
Looks like it's getting sorted

Looks like it's getting sorted
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By propav8r
Did you take it apart? A compressor or turbine...

Did you take it apart? A compressor or turbine fin brushing on their respective housing might make the noise you're describing.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Made it's maiden trip to the gas station last...

Made it's maiden trip to the gas station last night...

https://i.imgur.com/VosB4Pjh.jpg

Everything works except the windshield wipers/sprayer and the AC. Temp gauge also barely comes off the...
Forum: showroom 05-09-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,164
Posted By propav8r
Cool, saw this posted too, right as I was about...

Cool, saw this posted too, right as I was about to pick up my '89. Glad it's staying in the club.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Yeah, 17" Pontiac GTA wheels. I actually owned...

Yeah, 17" Pontiac GTA wheels. I actually owned these awhile back, sold them to a local guy, and just bought them back.

The gas seems to be just fine, burns/runs okay, but both fuel pumps were...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Picked up my wheels, tires, and adapters...

Picked up my wheels, tires, and adapters yesterday. Dropping those off for powdercoat here in a bit.

https://i.imgur.com/b3XZFLJh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 665,112
Posted By propav8r
Longer than that. It was complete when I stayed...

Longer than that. It was complete when I stayed with him in 2013 and he drove it to IPD that year.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 665,112
Posted By propav8r
Car looks great as always, 50k on any swap is...

Car looks great as always, 50k on any swap is awesome.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Heyyyy! New fuel pump relay installed and it...

Heyyyy! New fuel pump relay installed and it starts right up.

Got a little rust repair to do (that's towards the bottom of the priority list). Gonna go pick up the GTAs and adapters for it...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Got it running last night...turns out it was just...

Got it running last night...turns out it was just a bad fuel pump relay.

Had it running for about a minute, and there's already several drops of oil from the rear main on the driveway :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By propav8r
Replacing factory Fuel Pump Relay with Bosch Relays

Anybody have a reason why this would be a bad idea? The LH2.4 fuel pump relay has two relay coils. As we all know, they're unreliable, and replacements are fair quality at best.

It's a pretty...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 98,092
Posted By propav8r
Looks like it'll be in great shape for a...

Looks like it'll be in great shape for a cross-country road trip to MountainMeet 2019.
Forum: events 05-07-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
Lol yeah, that was a bit of a stretch for that...

Lol yeah, that was a bit of a stretch for that car.
Forum: events 05-07-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By propav8r
Coolest TB meet ever.

Coolest TB meet ever.
Forum: events 05-06-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
That's Elijay. If you went down the gravel road...

That's Elijay. If you went down the gravel road to your back, you'd be treated to this view.

https://i.imgur.com/Vs7SWkIh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
The closest yard to me that would have a RWD...

The closest yard to me that would have a RWD Volvo is a 5 hour round trip.

I just ordered a box of 3.5mm bullet terminals from Amazon.
Forum: events 05-02-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
Wew lad

Wew lad
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Lol I'll do that this evening

Lol I'll do that this evening
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Tried to get a main fuel pump in it tonight...

Tried to get a main fuel pump in it tonight before realizing this car had a parts store replacement on it, and ring terminals.

The Bosch pump I have uses the bullet connectors which are 3.5mm,...
Forum: events 05-01-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
Aw hell yeah. Try Atlanta or Knoxville....

Aw hell yeah.

Try Atlanta or Knoxville. Bigger markets, really not that much farther of a drive.
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
I'm just happy that people enjoy it and continue...

I'm just happy that people enjoy it and continue to show up.
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
Hell yeah.

Hell yeah.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 43,959
Posted By propav8r
Agreed on all points. This thing was a bit of a...

Agreed on all points. This thing was a bit of a town bicycle at SE, and the time I spent behind the wheel had me with an ear-to-ear grin. I really love this thing.
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
OH! That's the Kyle and Kyle2 I have on my list,...

OH! That's the Kyle and Kyle2 I have on my list, not Stick70 Kyle. My bad!
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
MountainMeet is for the children ...

MountainMeet is for the children

https://i.imgur.com/qbmz1KMl.jpg

But seriously, I don't blame you. Figuring out all the newborn stuff is hard enough without throwing a car meet in on top of...
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/UqO0-fwTsEc" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
Yeah, I wouldn't normally seek out a tan cloth...

Yeah, I wouldn't normally seek out a tan cloth interior, but this is definitely the best I've seen.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
I begrudgingly admit that was some of the better...

I begrudgingly admit that was some of the better sauce I've had.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
I occasionally remember that and cry-laugh a...

I occasionally remember that and cry-laugh a little
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
I vote RV, unless you're willing to pay the...

I vote RV, unless you're willing to pay the premium to fly out of Asheville. Anything else in NC is 4+ hours back east, which could be spent driving to TX.

Texas is...large though. Might depend on...
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
Who's Coming? * means you bought a bed for...

Who's Coming?

* means you bought a bed for Friday/Saturday
$ means you sent in money for food

A word about the money

Just like last year, I'm asking for $15 per day, per person, that you...
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,574
Posted By propav8r
MountainMeet 5.0, September 25-29, 2019

The masses have spoken, so the thread is going up.

https://i.imgur.com/eMprha6h.jpg

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VQRfZjOgpYU" frameborder="0"...
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 38,983
Posted By propav8r
lol I was actually getting ready to post up. Good...

lol I was actually getting ready to post up. Good to see excitement.

https://media.giphy.com/media/q02G1ZHO9VeBa/giphy.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By propav8r
1989 244 DD Sortaproject

Well I'm back. After selling my blue +T 245, I really hadn't thought about getting back in a 240 on a daily basis. We have the '05 T5 V70 that I've been driving, and my wife was in an '02 BMW 530i.
...
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
Had to get some "Gas" on the way down ...

Had to get some "Gas" on the way down

https://i.imgur.com/8OUnKgUh.jpg

Friday Evening at HeebHQ

That's no Volvo!

https://i.imgur.com/nHVZXTBh.jpg
Forum: events 04-26-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
<blockquote class="imgur-embed-pub" lang="en"...

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Forum: events 04-26-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
We out here

We out here
Forum: events 04-26-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
Yesterday was a bust. Talked to Felix and it...

Yesterday was a bust. Talked to Felix and it sounds like it was a dog soggy ride anyway.

Fixed the bike up, should be on the road on an hour or so.
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
I vote bring the fryer just because it's so damn...

I vote bring the fryer just because it's so damn impressive.

There's like half a 240 in that thing.

It must dyno at least 37whp
Forum: events 04-23-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
I think you mean my birthday

I think you mean my birthday
Forum: events 04-23-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,240
Posted By propav8r
Ah yes, the SE effect

Ah yes, the SE effect
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