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Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,833
Posted By 2turbotoys
I'm sorry to hear that

I'm sorry to hear that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By 2turbotoys
All good advice above. If you still need a hand,...

All good advice above. If you still need a hand, post back here.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,375
Posted By 2turbotoys
My '78 has the later windshield installed, but...

My '78 has the later windshield installed, but you have to use the newer seal with it. Previous owner had this done. Obviously it looks totally different, no polished metal, just a black surround. It...
Forum: showroom 04-16-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice, good tip. I would like to add the kickpanel...

Nice, good tip. I would like to add the kickpanel vents to my '78.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By 2turbotoys
Recirc mode can get a bit funky smelling if it is...

Recirc mode can get a bit funky smelling if it is always on
Forum: showroom 04-15-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By 2turbotoys
Dam, really sorry to see that, hope you are not...

Dam, really sorry to see that, hope you are not hurt and find another ride soon.
Forum: showroom 04-07-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 210,069
Posted By 2turbotoys
Did he make her pull up to a wall? Haha Very...

Did he make her pull up to a wall? Haha

Very cool, I want to drive one of those someday, once.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By 2turbotoys
Use imgur, or if you donate to Turbobricks you...

Use imgur, or if you donate to Turbobricks you can upload them here. Just please do not use photobucket.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,227
Posted By 2turbotoys
I used this before, pretty inexpensive at $99. ...

I used this before, pretty inexpensive at $99.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 154,194
Posted By 2turbotoys
Any engine codes? It does look great!

Any engine codes?

It does look great!
Forum: showroom 03-18-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 1,366,583
Posted By 2turbotoys
Wow

Wow
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,018
Posted By 2turbotoys
Looks great! Good luck with the project.

Looks great! Good luck with the project.
Forum: showroom 03-15-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 1,366,583
Posted By 2turbotoys
I did that for my 300K 740T, they sent me 100k...

I did that for my 300K 740T, they sent me 100k and 200k badges, they said I should call back later for the 300k badge. I never got it, and had to score one on my own.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 245,437
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks, like every other system it cost a bit...

Thanks, like every other system it cost a bit more than anticipated. But it should be worth it in terms of space saved and brake performance. I mostly did it for valve cover/coil clearance.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
Posted By 2turbotoys
You will want to aim at close to 0 offset. I have...

You will want to aim at close to 0 offset. I have 245/35-17, offset around 10, 8.5" rims, on the rear of one of my 242s. I had to cut the inner fender lip and it still crunches over certain bumps....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By 2turbotoys
But he wants one that bolts to the intake. They...

But he wants one that bolts to the intake. They also make 70 mm throttle bodies.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By 2turbotoys
They sell a matching throttle body. I only see it...

They sell a matching throttle body. I only see it if you go to the intake manifold page and scroll down to accessories. At $141, its not a bad deal. If you can get it here for a reasonable cost....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,721
Posted By 2turbotoys
That sounds really good. What are the specs on...

That sounds really good. What are the specs on that motor, stock?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By 2turbotoys
Sorry to hear that, glad you came through ok....

Sorry to hear that, glad you came through ok. Good luck with the repairs!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
You use Volvo part # 1387506 (qty 2) to plug the...

You use Volvo part # 1387506 (qty 2) to plug the extra junction block holes. Brake booster is fine, but you need a Mustang Cobra master cylinder (I don't have that p/n on hand). It works without it,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,833
Posted By 2turbotoys
I didn't mount it yet because it would be in the...

I didn't mount it yet because it would be in the way of my heater core repair. I hate that job...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 154,194
Posted By 2turbotoys
My brother had a 2 gauge cable in his Corvette...

My brother had a 2 gauge cable in his Corvette battery relocation and it was no where near big enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,833
Posted By 2turbotoys
Updated dyno sheet will be exciting, not that...

Updated dyno sheet will be exciting, not that that one is weak at all!

I went with this shifter handle to avoid punching my dash.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 154,194
Posted By 2turbotoys
I will be doing the battery relocation, and you...

I will be doing the battery relocation, and you should use some huge wire for sure. I figured it out but have to find the notes on it, think it was 00 gauge, copper wire, not that aluminum with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,886
Posted By 2turbotoys
vp-autoparts.com is doing repops of many Volvo...

vp-autoparts.com is doing repops of many Volvo seat skins now also.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,306
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you can do the suspension, brakes, etc, you...

If you can do the suspension, brakes, etc, you can totally do the rest. Buy the STS machining engine swap kit, it all just bolts on. There is a lot to figure out, but it is kinda fun and none of it...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,306
Posted By 2turbotoys
Luckily I didn't have to hammer anything, or...

Luckily I didn't have to hammer anything, or modify the transmission at all. I have a TKO600 trans. I thought I needed to hamer, but I just had the wrong trans mount bushing. The only cutting was a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,306
Posted By 2turbotoys
I thought the manual trans was easier, but it did...

I thought the manual trans was easier, but it did involve a Wilwood master cylinder, hydraulic throwout bearing different clutch pedal, etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,306
Posted By 2turbotoys
Well put. The swaps at the shop are all $50k...

Well put.

The swaps at the shop are all $50k plus swaps, due to the parts involved and the labor. We don't use junkyard motors, transmissions, or rears though.

Our shop would do whatever you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By 2turbotoys
They probably did. I have never seen any 4 ohm...

They probably did. I have never seen any 4 ohm Volvo factory speakers.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,306
Posted By 2turbotoys
Your best budget option is to buy a car already...

Your best budget option is to buy a car already swapped, or mostly swapped. I work at a shop where we have a couple LS swaps, none of them are inexpensive.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,797
Posted By 2turbotoys
I went with a Tremec TKO600, Yoshifab T5...

I went with a Tremec TKO600, Yoshifab T5 crossmember, and Ford trans mount. And as JohnMc did, I also went with the aluminum block LS. I paid the same, but then added a rebuild and cam upgrade...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,421
Posted By 2turbotoys
I went with a custom header, there was no...

I went with a custom header, there was no problems with the plug wires, and you can always put heat sleeves on them if it turns out to be a problem.

I used an internal wastegate exhaust housing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By 2turbotoys
I use the spare from an S60R, and it will fit...

I use the spare from an S60R, and it will fit right where the usual spare fits. Even the cover goes on.

I also use Imgur, it's easy and keeps all my online pics in one spot.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,168
Posted By 2turbotoys
Brakes calipers and rotors from an S60R (Mustang...

Brakes calipers and rotors from an S60R (Mustang GT Corba master cylinder) is fairly common. Kaplhenke Racing offers a nice alternative. I'm doing the 17ZL Brembo upgrade on my LS swap.

The R and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,797
Posted By 2turbotoys
I'm not a fan of the motor really but I do have...

I'm not a fan of the motor really but I do have to say the 5.0 with a nice exhaust is one of the best sounding domestic engines ever.

Just curious, why not a newer 4.6?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,704
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you really want to get **** off in a hurry,...

If you really want to get **** off in a hurry, use MEK. It will remove everything. Wipe it on, then wipe it right off again unless you want bare metal showing. It removes goo like nothing else.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By 2turbotoys
One cheap thing to try is side gap the spark...

One cheap thing to try is side gap the spark plugs if it is spark blowout, but as bobxyz said it is kinda acting like antilag. Meaning ignition timing is way off for whatever reason. That could...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 245,437
Posted By 2turbotoys
While saving up for the next round of parts, I...

While saving up for the next round of parts, I decided to build the 3rd member for the Ford 9" rear. I bought a Yukon Gear 3.89 ring and pinion, install kit, and a Detroit Truetrac a while ago. Got...
Forum: showroom 02-19-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 1,366,583
Posted By 2turbotoys
No, they sell the "head rest" complete as a...

No, they sell the "head rest" complete as a pillow.
Forum: showroom 02-18-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 1,366,583
Posted By 2turbotoys
240 pillow? Only rare cause no one ordered them...

240 pillow? Only rare cause no one ordered them from my Skandix group buys

https://i.imgur.com/M8ZSVjol.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By 2turbotoys
If you cant figure it out and really want it...

If you cant figure it out and really want it fixed:
https://dnaspeedometers.com/
These guys are great
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By 2turbotoys
Often the plastic gears strip out. Almost no one...

Often the plastic gears strip out. Almost no one has a working odometer in the oldest cars.
Here is one good source on repairs:
https://www.prancingmoose.com/240-odometer-repair.html
Forum: showroom 02-18-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 1,366,583
Posted By 2turbotoys
https://i.imgur.com/tewVCNGl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/tewVCNGl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ripping that off is one of the first things I do...

Ripping that off is one of the first things I do to a 240, can't stand rattles from useless parts.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,704
Posted By 2turbotoys
I love those green pad things, they kick ass....

I love those green pad things, they kick ass. Unless it is pretty thick sticky stuff.

Dry ice does work way better than the cans though, you can chip and shatter off the sticky stuff. Heat guns...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,868
Posted By 2turbotoys
My 78 242 ran like absolute crap and I did a lot...

My 78 242 ran like absolute crap and I did a lot of troubleshooting for 3 months, never found the problem. Comprehensively ruled out fuel and spark problems. When I was pulling out all the...
Forum: showroom 02-17-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 211,457
Posted By 2turbotoys
Hahaha, they better hurry, we get 5 more inches...

Hahaha, they better hurry, we get 5 more inches tomorrow supposedly.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,704
Posted By 2turbotoys
Those rims. I mean...idk what to say. Are they a...

Those rims. I mean...idk what to say. Are they a factory bolt pattern? I don't want anything to do with them but just curious.

Good luck with the build!
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