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Forum: events Today, 04:19 PM
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Posted By propav8r
There's generally plenty of chicken/burgers to go...

There's generally plenty of chicken/burgers to go around too. There's always tons of sides, sandwich stuff, etc as well. Go ahead and throw down for food since you'll be eating everything else. Feel...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Hey I'm bumping around town in the 89 244....

Hey I'm bumping around town in the 89 244. Keeping it in the family.



I guess. Methodical at least.

The goal will be to stay ahead of the 8-ball with this thing and address issues before...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By propav8r
tb mvp

tb mvp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By propav8r
That's cooler anyway.

That's cooler anyway.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
So it seems.

So it seems.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Axle is back in, great success. Pulled the strut...

Axle is back in, great success. Pulled the strut so we had more room to work which wound up being a big help, along with another set of hands. Went to put my new expansion tank in and promptly...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Sigh. No luck getting the axle back in yesterday....

Sigh. No luck getting the axle back in yesterday. The inner joint kept popping apart while I was trying to get the outside end back in the wheel bearing.

I need another set of hands to help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By propav8r
Well if you can't fix it, there's always duct...

Well if you can't fix it, there's always duct tape and trash bags.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
The first planned big purchase (which is a ways...

The first planned big purchase (which is a ways out) will be a set of coilovers. The 4C with lowering springs handles fine on smooth roads, but hit a pothole or a bridge transition, and it feels like...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Got both boots replaced (even though only one was...

Got both boots replaced (even though only one was bad) on the D/S axle last night...getting the inner joint back together was fun.

Hopefully I'll be able to finish up the install tonight.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
I don't plan on modding it more than it already...

I don't plan on modding it more than it already is. It's plenty quick, makes great noises, and is fun.

I don't want to get into building a motor for it or anything.
Forum: events 07-12-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,773
Posted By propav8r
Like a windowed redblock

Like a windowed redblock
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,102
Posted By propav8r
Excellent project!

Excellent project!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Not yet. That's high on the list.

Not yet. That's high on the list.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Yeah, the T5 just cracked 150k a few weeks back....

Yeah, the T5 just cracked 150k a few weeks back. It's been a great car for us. Starting to look a little rough around the edges cosmetically, but nothing that can't be addressed.



Thanks!


...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,304
Posted By propav8r
So the GTAs aren't going on this car. The idea...

So the GTAs aren't going on this car. The idea was to build this into my ideal DD 240, but with the rust that I'm realistically not going to fix and the fact that it's a sedan, it's probably not...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Need to drop it off with you before too long. The...

Need to drop it off with you before too long. The paint has never been buffed/flattened since it was painted.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By propav8r
Propav8r buys a P2 V70R

Since I was in high school, I've always loved the P2 V70Rs. I've wanted one for as long as I can remember, and when it was time to get something newer a few years back, I started looking seriously....
Forum: events 07-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,773
Posted By propav8r
Dude you ride a bicycle, you don't drive it. ...

Dude you ride a bicycle, you don't drive it.

Dummy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By propav8r
I'd second this. Mine went out at about 125k on...

I'd second this. Mine went out at about 125k on the T5 wagon and the car just shut off while driving. It was cheap and easy to replace though.

Probably not the root of your problem, but something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By propav8r
I feel like aux shaft bearings were a hot topic a...

I feel like aux shaft bearings were a hot topic a few years back. I'd just defer to the recommendations of your machine shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By propav8r
P2R CV Boot Replacement

Just addressing a couple issues on an '06 V70R with an M66 I recently purchased. Crawling under the car last night revealed a torn outer CV boot on the front passenger side.

The grease that slung...
Forum: events 07-08-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,773
Posted By propav8r
Sure, but there's a $75 application fee, and any...

Sure, but there's a $75 application fee, and any aid you get is an interest bearing loan at 6.5% that you can't discharge in bankruptcy.

This is America after all.
Forum: events 07-08-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,773
Posted By propav8r
Thanks dude!

Thanks dude!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By propav8r
KLR is only one cylinder, you might have to weld...

KLR is only one cylinder, you might have to weld a few together to make it work on a redlbock.
Forum: events 07-01-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,773
Posted By propav8r
Pork has started filling the freezer, so it's...

Pork has started filling the freezer, so it's time to start collecting money!

As last year, please send $15 per day, per person that you'll be here. Do not count Sunday.

Example: if you're...
Forum: showroom 07-01-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By propav8r
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/P_YFq9X2QM4?start=97" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: showroom 07-01-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By propav8r
Also, I don't think I've ever seen one of those...

Also, I don't think I've ever seen one of those ABS Pump/Expansion Tank covers before
Forum: showroom 07-01-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By propav8r
iPd Bro

iPd Bro
Forum: events 06-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,773
Posted By propav8r
Outstanding.

Outstanding.
Forum: events 06-17-2019, 12:03 PM
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Views: 5,773
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: 26
Views: 2,304
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: 14
Views: 1,181
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: 26
Views: 2,304
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: 14
Views: 1,181
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: 14
Views: 1,181
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: 14
Views: 1,181
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: 14
Views: 1,181
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: 1,387
Views: 256,893
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: 827
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: 26
Views: 2,304
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: 1,346
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: 26
Views: 2,304
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: 26
Views: 2,304
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: 671,446
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: 671,446
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: 26
Views: 2,304
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: 26
Views: 2,304
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: 1,012
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: 351
Views: 102,848
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.
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