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Forum: showroom Yesterday, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By 2turbotoys
It's a Gildan shirt, actually really nice, I like...

It's a Gildan shirt, actually really nice, I like them. I'm not a huge fan of white either, I get grease or car gunk on them the first day, but figure he won't make other designs or colors if no one...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By 2turbotoys
So man boobs don't make headlights on the...

So man boobs don't make headlights on the headlights, idk, it is fairly common these days. Still like it though.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,929
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice work, this is going to be a really sweet car!

Nice work, this is going to be a really sweet car!
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:05 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 53,070
Posted By 2turbotoys
That sounds awful. I have the car soaking,...

That sounds awful.

I have the car soaking, we'll see if it fires up, or if I have to find another one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
I've been collecting trim as well, have all the...

I've been collecting trim as well, have all the NOS side pieces except for the front fenders, no one has those anywhere, and someone just dinged the crap out of the one side. Maybe it's repairable if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By 2turbotoys
Put a boost gauge in. Crank the arm up to 8 or 9...

Put a boost gauge in. Crank the arm up to 8 or 9 psi. Why did you have to switch the manifold to the old crappy one? The raised area/sealing surface should be the same. I am no 760 expert, but those...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By 2turbotoys
Love the gold, nice score! The fuel pump...

Love the gold, nice score!

The fuel pump relay is a notorious POS, I burned up 3 in a few months somehow. So I wired a 30 amp relay next to it for the pumps, using the fuel pump relay to turn it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By 2turbotoys
Whatever you poked is probably the problem ofc,...

Whatever you poked is probably the problem ofc, but I would think it could be the switch, I had to replace mine (the electronic part, not the key part) on both the 740s I've had. And I don't think...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By 2turbotoys
New 240 t shirt

Got a t shirt, I like it so thought I would share it here to support our fellow enthusiasts. He only has this design so far. https://www.ziptiedcarculture.com/apparel
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By 2turbotoys
I hate those fuses. Copper or not. If something...

I hate those fuses. Copper or not. If something doesn't work, spin the fuse...wtf..I bought blade style fuse holders but haven't attempted to squeeze them in yet. You can still get copper ones but be...
Forum: website & board 12-12-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By 2turbotoys
And welcome, that's all we ask.

And welcome, that's all we ask.
Forum: website & board 12-11-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By 2turbotoys
No, few people do, however you want to join up in...

No, few people do, however you want to join up in the community is cool, glad to have new enthusiasts however they come.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By 2turbotoys
? Install a battery? Jk, but what positive...

? Install a battery? Jk, but what positive terminal? More details needed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
I agree, John242Ti has been very helpful. Thanks...

I agree, John242Ti has been very helpful. Thanks man!

I do like the skinny bumpers, that looks good. It will be difficult to find that setup but I will look around.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
F*** it then, moving on...

F*** it then, moving on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
I would love to use those pre-73 bumpers, after...

I would love to use those pre-73 bumpers, after finding a pic of the front of course. Finding them would be an issue I'm sure, and then figuring out the best shock combo would be the next fun bit,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ok, apparently it can't be done and look good. I...

Ok, apparently it can't be done and look good. I appreciate the visual aids! Too bad those pre '73 bumpers won't match up, I assume the body is more narrow than a '78.

Thanks for the answers.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 53,070
Posted By 2turbotoys
Me too! We might get snow tomorrow, it's a bit...

Me too! We might get snow tomorrow, it's a bit cold for that! I just found a Honda powered pressure washer that needs a little love to run, once it's going I'll do it as long as the temp is above 32...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ya I'll strap a couple 4x4s on there. With...

Ya I'll strap a couple 4x4s on there. With zipties and duck tape, TB style.

The car I am talking about is my 78 242, I didn't know there was a difference in commando bumper mounting, so there is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have NOS side trim for the car, except for the...

I have NOS side trim for the car, except for the front fenders but I am searching hard for those...cut sprangs are for the newbs and poor people, not me, I would never do that. (sideways glance at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 761
Posted By 2turbotoys
Anyone made commando bumpers closer to the body?

Has anyone brought the commando bumpers closer to the car? I would love to tighten them up to the car by 1 or 2 inches each. Besides looking better it would actually make a difference in my small...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 666
Posted By 2turbotoys
My 740T looked like that before I had it...

My 740T looked like that before I had it resurfaced. After resurfacing it looked like that but shiny, maybe a few less lines on it. I used it anyway and it was fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By 2turbotoys
B230FT does have a balance shaft. If you pull the...

B230FT does have a balance shaft. If you pull the shaft out it has a small lobe on it.

Balance shafts are just to make the engine run a bit smoother for the soccer moms. Any in line engine has...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 544,018
Posted By 2turbotoys
Still a dam good run..nice one!

Still a dam good run..nice one!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 53,070
Posted By 2turbotoys
It wasn't my turn :grrr: but today it finally...

It wasn't my turn :grrr: but today it finally was. A small amount of progress at least...

https://i.imgur.com/c4UjX3tl.jpg

Anyone need an M46 or B21 parts?
Forum: website & board 12-08-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By 2turbotoys
Dream away man. Start posting questions in the...

Dream away man. Start posting questions in the other forum sections, make a prioritized list, and glad to have ya as a new Volvo fan. Don't take any comments here personally, many people here just...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 219,319
Posted By 2turbotoys
A bunch of people have now showed me pics of your...

A bunch of people have now showed me pics of your car, I think you may have surpassed the "have you seen that Volvo with the twin turbo V8" (Volvette) among my non Volvo car friends haha.

Sweet...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,042
Posted By 2turbotoys
Way to raise the bar on getting stuff done, I...

Way to raise the bar on getting stuff done, I feel like a slacker hahaha. And done really well...Looking forward to hearing about a successful test ride!
Forum: showroom 12-06-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 86,231
Posted By 2turbotoys
Do it! Make the most of what you are handed in...

Do it! Make the most of what you are handed in life haha
Forum: website & board 12-05-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome noob, let us know what ya get. Ignore the...

Welcome noob, let us know what ya get. Ignore the prejudices, drive the cars before you buy.
Forum: showroom 12-05-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 86,231
Posted By 2turbotoys
Dam, drainage problem in the road there...hell of...

Dam, drainage problem in the road there...hell of a puddle. Cars are looking clean af man!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By 2turbotoys
Sorry, no there isn't a difference. They are all...

Sorry, no there isn't a difference. They are all well known brands who do things properly. None of them have painted hats, they are all balanced properly, you are over thinking this. I get learning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By 2turbotoys
It's a hunk of steel, none of the brands listed...

It's a hunk of steel, none of the brands listed have special features, or advertise special alloy mixes, carbon impregnation, slots, drilled, etc, they are exactly all the same.

The only reason...
Forum: showroom 11-30-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 86,231
Posted By 2turbotoys
Good scores!

Good scores!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By 2turbotoys
They are all pretty much the same, and mixing...

They are all pretty much the same, and mixing rotor brands doesn't matter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By 2turbotoys
Check FCPEuro, they have great prices, and...

Check FCPEuro, they have great prices, and usually different options on a part.

Fix the brakes first! Then worry about the motor and other stuff. If your master cylinder isn't working you are...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,042
Posted By 2turbotoys
The oil separator box will be the first to vent...

The oil separator box will be the first to vent some oil vapors on the freshly painted block, but I was joking. It is not a notoriously leaky motor.
I just refurbished one for a friend, and used RTV...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 544,018
Posted By 2turbotoys
I get that, I am going to run 1/0 gauge to the...

I get that, I am going to run 1/0 gauge to the trunk for my fuel pumps and stereo, but none of that stuff wants more than 14.5V, it wants current.

I'm just curious (and learning here) because...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 544,018
Posted By 2turbotoys
Why more volts? More amps may be more useful?

Why more volts? More amps may be more useful?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By 2turbotoys
I always use the battery terminals and have never...

I always use the battery terminals and have never had any problems. It is also what has been done at every shop I ever worked at. Grounding to something else is also cool. No worries either way.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 544,018
Posted By 2turbotoys
Dam, nice one!

Dam, nice one!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,042
Posted By 2turbotoys
Give it some time, its a B230 so oil will come...

Give it some time, its a B230 so oil will come out somewhere at some point :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 544,018
Posted By 2turbotoys
Slap a set of these on the front at the track,...

Slap a set of these on the front at the track, S60R spare tire. Aluminum rim, tire is about 3" wide. Offset is wrong but spacers on the front at the drag strip isn't scary. They generally cost $70 or...
Forum: website & board 11-28-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By 2turbotoys
Welcome! Sounds like fixing up what you have...

Welcome! Sounds like fixing up what you have would meet your goals. Please post some of these questions in the Maintenance section and you will get some good advice there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks, I guess it was a 940 I saw that in. My...

Thanks, I guess it was a 940 I saw that in. My trunk is gonna be a bit crowded between stereo gear, spare tire, and the fuel surge tank parts...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By 2turbotoys
Exactly what you need.

Exactly what you need.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By 2turbotoys
It's been many years since I figured this out....

It's been many years since I figured this out. Remove the piston from your bypass valve. Cut that bitch out if you have to, I don't remember how it comes out. It will look like this:...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By 2turbotoys
Replace the rubber piece with an aluminum one and...

Replace the rubber piece with an aluminum one and add a recirculating bypass valve. A blow off valve will not work well with cars that use mass air flow meters. I don't know what car you have but I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By 2turbotoys
I have a stock Peirburg external setup (760...

I have a stock Peirburg external setup (760 style) I might be talked into selling, but maybe replacing the turbo with a something else is an option..

They are referring to replacing the blown...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By 2turbotoys
Heh, hope you didn't listen to them.

Heh, hope you didn't listen to them.
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