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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By LloydDobler
I'm not ready yet but I definitely want to do...

I'm not ready yet but I definitely want to do this in my 122.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 939
Posted By LloydDobler
Just to be clear, "fragile" means "will be...

Just to be clear, "fragile" means "will be destroyed if it is engaged and you let the clutch out in reverse". There's a one-way clutch in the OD that is used when it is engaged. The OD input cannot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By LloydDobler
If it can't time the cams right it'll throw a...

If it can't time the cams right it'll throw a code almost immediately. If it makes it to fully warmed up you're probably in the clear.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By LloydDobler
If you put a spacer on those they'll be outside...

If you put a spacer on those they'll be outside your fenders. Find a shop that can re-drill. Or keep shopping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By LloydDobler
Don't think so. Pretty sure you need this one if...

Don't think so. Pretty sure you need this one if you have the amp that's down above where your left foot is, which you should.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By LloydDobler
Yes it is. FWD wheels are direct fit. ...

Yes it is. FWD wheels are direct fit.

http://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/960/960_130.JPG
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By LloydDobler
It's the engine management that you want to keep...

It's the engine management that you want to keep pre-99. 99-up cars used bus networked electronics with an immobilizer across modules that makes it extremely difficult to swap in to an older car.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By LloydDobler
Have you measured the rotors to be sure they...

Have you measured the rotors to be sure they can't just be re-surfaced? These rotors are much harder than modern rotors and last forever if you start with a good surface and take care of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,570
Posted By LloydDobler
Hilton is great but he's super busy lately, might...

Hilton is great but he's super busy lately, might want to go with Steveo or Contrast, two guys building good reputations as well.

ARD I would say is ok for 850s but he has a rep for screwing up...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,570
Posted By LloydDobler
That's a really lame excuse, C70s use the same...

That's a really lame excuse, C70s use the same exhaust as any other FWD V70/S70.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,176
Posted By LloydDobler
I absolutely loved the V70 cup holders in my 01...

I absolutely loved the V70 cup holders in my 01 T5, and the plastic case is trimmed out in a way that it'll fit into a sheet metal box very easily and look finished. I'm gonna try jamming one of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By LloydDobler
IC and piping is different. P80 is top to bottom...

IC and piping is different. P80 is top to bottom and P2 is right to left.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By LloydDobler
Feel around the edges to make sure the clutch...

Feel around the edges to make sure the clutch plate is centered as you tighten the pressure plate down. Works every time. (unless you have a dog dish or something where you can't get to them).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By LloydDobler
Not too hard, there are some motor mount...

Not too hard, there are some motor mount differences but if you get the right parts it drops in. Same basic engine and trans design. Might have to get a later model subframe to get the mounts in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,766
Posted By LloydDobler
If you put it over the axle you'll change the...

If you put it over the axle you'll change the handling the least. If you hang it out back you'll get a little more traction but it might slightly change the way it handles.

I doubt the handling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By LloydDobler
Here is where the tube goes in on my 66, through...

Here is where the tube goes in on my 66, through the seam:

http://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/122/122_550.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,409
Posted By LloydDobler
Just curious, do you have a plan to let rain...

Just curious, do you have a plan to let rain drain out of the bed or are you just going to always park it pointed up hill?

Loving the project, and thanks for sharing it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,570
Posted By LloydDobler
On ME7 cars you can't just leave the rear o2 out...

On ME7 cars you can't just leave the rear o2 out of the exhaust, you'll throw the code. It senses temp and o2 so if it's not hot it knows it's out of the exhaust. It just needs to sense less o2...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,570
Posted By LloydDobler
As long as it's angle flange, anything from the...

As long as it's angle flange, anything from the P80 line will work (all 850 and s/v/c70 1st gen).

You can also make a P2 downpipe work if you have access to a welder or exhaust shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By LloydDobler
C70 and only C70 unfortunately. The other P1...

C70 and only C70 unfortunately. The other P1 lights have a sharp corner where the fender meets the bumper.

Are they Xenon? My dad has a pair of mint C70 halogen lights for sale that we tried to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By LloydDobler
Pretty sure nobody can do it because it's tied to...

Pretty sure nobody can do it because it's tied to multiple modules.

What are you trying to do?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By LloydDobler
I sold an alternator for something like $60 and...

I sold an alternator for something like $60 and the fees and shipping were around $90, that's all I meant. I don't know if they're a percentage of the sale price but I was assuming so. I've only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,470
Posted By LloydDobler
I thought that generation 7/9 series had an...

I thought that generation 7/9 series had an instrument cluster flexible circuit board that was commonly bad and caused this problem. I know I had it on one of my 940s. I had to check when I turned...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By LloydDobler
I have a pan shortened, welded, and fly cut flat...

I have a pan shortened, welded, and fly cut flat ready to go. It has the oil filter threads. I made it as a spare in case I screwed my first one up, then I saved it for a friend with a 240, then he...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By LloydDobler
I cut exactly 2 coils on all 4 and my car rides...

I cut exactly 2 coils on all 4 and my car rides pretty good and looks like this:

http://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/GTG/5-20%20GTG%201.JPG

I know it can ride a lot better so I do plan on buying...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By LloydDobler
Yeah, just make sure you put it in the right...

Yeah, just make sure you put it in the right place. Don't use the 65 mounting points as a reference, as the 68 arms are much longer. Measure from the axle center or some other datum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By LloydDobler
When I ran D-Jet, hiccups while cruising were...

When I ran D-Jet, hiccups while cruising were often a result of a worn out throttle position switch. Don't go throwing parts at it randomly, but something to test.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,239
Posted By LloydDobler
Hehe yeah I never got around to lowering it.

Hehe yeah I never got around to lowering it.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,823
Posted By LloydDobler
My plan was to have a tach on top of the dash but...

My plan was to have a tach on top of the dash but the rest of the gauges in a center console made out of sheet metal so it matches the lower dash.

Hate to see you making more progress than me,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,239
Posted By LloydDobler
If my old 960 was a wagon I'd still be driving...

If my old 960 was a wagon I'd still be driving it. Great car. Keep in mind all the FWD wheels fit on this car with no mods....

http://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/960/960_130.JPG
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 96,669
Posted By LloydDobler
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,176
Posted By LloydDobler
This is well said, although if your thread was...

This is well said, although if your thread was all talk and no work it would not have the credibility that it does. Hats off to you man. Also make some 122 kick panels!



I'm gonna start doin...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,829
Posted By LloydDobler
If you really mean that, you're in friendly...

If you really mean that, you're in friendly company. My 122 is my favorite car hands down, even though all my other cars are faster and more refined. There's just something perfect about them.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By LloydDobler
You can use literally any aftermarket trans...

You can use literally any aftermarket trans cooler and it'll be perfect. Also perfect time to buy D088 stuff because of their sale through the 10th.

And if I'm looking at the pictures correctly,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 13,328
Posted By LloydDobler
He understands, but he does not comprehend. ...

He understands, but he does not comprehend.


This is a lot less funny now that he's humbled himself but in case he's pretending... YOU HAVE CONTRADICTORY PARTS IN YOUR BASKET. YOU DO NOT NEED AN...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,736
Posted By LloydDobler
Given how little is adjustable on the alignment...

Given how little is adjustable on the alignment of these cars, usually alignment is all you need to know if the car is square or not. If it aligns, it's very unlikely that the body is bent. If a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,823
Posted By LloydDobler
Awesome. Keep it up!

Awesome. Keep it up!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,024
Posted By LloydDobler
Awesome, will be following!

Awesome, will be following!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 139,305
Posted By LloydDobler
You don't need the shaft collars if you mount the...

You don't need the shaft collars if you mount the little arm on the other side of the carb linkage, up against the bearing (where the collar now is). hehe. I did the same thing when I had a weber...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 55,143
Posted By LloydDobler
I feel yer pain Ken. I finally upgraded my...

I feel yer pain Ken. I finally upgraded my beater V70 T5 to a sonic blue R 6 speed... In mid April. Got hit with that storm, fortunately not as bad as some people, but insurance paid me out $2900. ...
Forum: website & board 06-06-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,533
Posted By LloydDobler
Heh he's pissing people off on swedespeed too. ...

Heh he's pissing people off on swedespeed too. Like how else does a for sale thread for an overpriced base level interior that nobody wants get to two pages?

Maybe he's following the rules but...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,314
Posted By LloydDobler
No progress since the last post, I bought my...

No progress since the last post, I bought my daughter a car, then I bought myself a really cool sonic blue V70R, then my convertible failed emissions so I had to put the stock downpipe on, then the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2017, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By LloydDobler
Tighten as hard as you can with a short wrench. ...

Tighten as hard as you can with a short wrench. Unless you're actually really strong, then tighten almost as hard as you can.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By LloydDobler
You are talking about the 05-09 T5 motor, 2.4L. ...

You are talking about the 05-09 T5 motor, 2.4L. It is identical to the R 2.5 motor except the bore is smaller so the cylinder walls are thicker.

2.3 block with 2.5 R crank and head. It is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By LloydDobler
I had really good luck with a single 12 in a...

I had really good luck with a single 12 in a small sealed box (whatever is recommended for the sub) under the rear deck, pointing backwards at the taillights. Kept the trunk space useable but when...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,164
Posted By LloydDobler
Way cool man, I like it!

Way cool man, I like it!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,314
Posted By LloydDobler
Pretty good really, about an inch, although I'm...

Pretty good really, about an inch, although I'm going to have to get a really low profile right angle fitting for the heater hose port in the back of the head. My main criteria was not to notch the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,314
Posted By LloydDobler
I am too, I really don't want to shift my pedals...

I am too, I really don't want to shift my pedals over but I probably will have to. I've seen a few builds recently where people just cut and bend them and reinforce with welding and some steel...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,314
Posted By LloydDobler
Progress is super slow, but more than nothing is...

Progress is super slow, but more than nothing is happening. I did trim the transmission tunnel a bit more and did my first test fit of the transmission.

It hit the firewall while still needing to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By LloydDobler
The pins usually break when you try to remove it,...

The pins usually break when you try to remove it, the modern 3m tape is so good they use it from the factory, so just trim the pins down flush and use that to put them back on. Double bonus is that...
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