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Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By Joe_Diesel
I like that look a lot, how much is it lowered?...

I like that look a lot, how much is it lowered? And do you think with some more spacing, you could avoid rubbing in the rear?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By Joe_Diesel
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/2a/8c/b4...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/2a/8c/b4/2a8cb4cf629ca7993ae65298f6841fe9.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By Joe_Diesel
This is all very helpful. I guess I should start...

This is all very helpful. I guess I should start by lowering the car first and worry about wheel fitment later. I'd like to keep the multi X look but just larger because I think they look classy...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Wheel Fitment/Experiences 700 Series

So I want a set of these wheels I found on eBay for my 1989 780 Bertone which currently has 6Jx15 ET25 multi X wheels with 205/60 R15 tires on it and stock suspension all the way around with...
Forum: website & board 04-07-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Unless I'm mistaken and 1982 is carb'd.. if thats...

Unless I'm mistaken and 1982 is carb'd.. if thats what you were referring to.
Forum: website & board 04-07-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Joe_Diesel
944's gorgeous but that 2017, wow thats a car....

944's gorgeous but that 2017, wow thats a car. Welcome man. I take it your talking someone who can deal with the tuning afterwards? As long as you, or someone else for that matter, can install the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Oh no don't get me wrong I love 240's. Between my...

Oh no don't get me wrong I love 240's. Between my dad and I we've had tons but this one in specific doesn't seem worth it to me to invest a lot in, like my 242. Not to mention my 780 is in pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By Joe_Diesel
I would only trans swap if I found it dirt cheap...

I would only trans swap if I found it dirt cheap for everything, cars not quite worth it tome yet to swap it over. Maybe if it grows onto me butI just got it and it doesn't seem like a car worth the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Lol, true, but if runs really poor, wouldn't that...

Lol, true, but if runs really poor, wouldn't that defeat the purpose of adding power? If not, lose power
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By Joe_Diesel
NA 240 Cam Swap, Is Tuning Needed?

So I've got a 1991 240 NA Auto, got it for free from a family friend who knows I love Volvo's. Its not beautiful but its solid and all there, older ladies car. Its probably just gunna end up being my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Already tried the service plate coding, it...

Already tried the service plate coding, it doesn't have my steering gear stamped on it for whatever reason. I've gotten under the car and looked at it, I know what it looks like but I don't know what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Joe_Diesel
I read that about 240's and 740's, I took a brief...

I read that about 240's and 740's, I took a brief look on the door under the hood and the trunk and came up with nothing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Joe_Diesel
What steering rack do I have?

I've done plenty of reading, I think I have read every thread and post I could find regarding ZF vs CAM. I don't care which is better or swapping of any of that. I simply want to know which I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Gotcha, kinda what I figured, maybe if it gets...

Gotcha, kinda what I figured, maybe if it gets worse ill replace it. Funds are tight
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Joe_Diesel
780 Power Steering Cold Start

Ive got a 1989 780. Until it warms up and you drive it for a few mins, the power steering is incredibly tough to steer to the left. After a few turns though its fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Where can you purchase a trutrac online as well...

Where can you purchase a trutrac online as well as other rearend rebuild parts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Joe_Diesel
It's honestly destroyed... like I'm not so sure...

It's honestly destroyed... like I'm not so sure there's any going back and I'm not even positive I have all the pieces from the snowbank.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Joe_Diesel
1989 780 Bertone Front Valance Alternatives

Extremely bummed out, can't even explain. Driving someone home last night, drove over/brushed up on a pretty tough snowbank, more than I thought. Noticed my front valance was missing after work, went...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,512
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Good to know.

Good to know.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Joe_Diesel
*** UPDATE *** RSR did not fix the problem,...

*** UPDATE ***

RSR did not fix the problem, but I did not replace it, just cleaned it. Suggestions? I wanna say it may be related to the wiring for the injectors or RSR or something else (wiring...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 669,848
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Wow, many yes. Although I'm looking for a more...

Wow, many yes. Although I'm looking for a more BBS style I guess or something along the lines of my stock Multi-X wheels on my Bertone. Im not even quite looking at the moment tbh, was just curious....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
A lot to take in for sure, I still can't express...

A lot to take in for sure, I still can't express enough how much more research I need to do, but it sounds like if I don't wanna completely break the bank, but still get a customizable, quality,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Curious as well, I also posted a reply earlier on...

Curious as well, I also posted a reply earlier on my phone but I guess it didnt go through. Ill probably do the same. Anyone have recommendations on gauges?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,512
Posted By Joe_Diesel
So you can run just 12.9 grade allen bolts over...

So you can run just 12.9 grade allen bolts over ARP headstuds?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Good to know, thanks Ill have to check.

Good to know, thanks Ill have to check.
Forum: showroom 02-08-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 669,848
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Anyone have any wheels for sale? Lol. Btw how...

Anyone have any wheels for sale? Lol. Btw how come I cannot post pictures? Ive never even bothered asking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Joe_Diesel
I'm going to have to do the same and check for...

I'm going to have to do the same and check for leaks myself, and I'll look into all the same spots while I'm at it obviously. I thought mine was going to be that RSR, but it ran great for a few hours...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Well put. So where I'm at is do it right, do it...

Well put. So where I'm at is do it right, do it once. I'd like to figure out a little more on the difference between v3.57 and v3.0 and again, see which of the two suits my needs best.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Joe_Diesel
780 Gauge Placement Options/Recommendations

Is there any such thing as a 700 series dual pillar gauge? I had triple pillar gauges on my Powerstroke and eventually I realized how distracting they were and how much less I could really see in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Would that be located on the front drivers door...

Would that be located on the front drivers door on my 780? The only door obviously
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Im leaning more and more towards MS2 v3.0 from...

Im leaning more and more towards MS2 v3.0 from what you guys are saying but when I read up on the compared table/functions of the two on DIYautotune.com, it sounds like Microsquirt has everything MS2...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
I was under the impression an LH2.2-MS adapter...

I was under the impression an LH2.2-MS adapter harness has yet to exist, which if that is the case, I don't think thats something I wanna tackle if the big dogs haven't been able to.

Anything I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Joe_Diesel
http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/showthread.php?p...

http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/showthread.php?p=5004291

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=201081

One of these should help, from my understanding theres really no way to tell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Also curious as to what the fix was

Also curious as to what the fix was
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Yeah you could try replacing plugs and then run a...

Yeah you could try replacing plugs and then run a smoke test on it to check for leaks if you have that at your disposal possibly or know anyone with one
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Yeah I definitely want to get involved with that...

Yeah I definitely want to get involved with that stuff, I love being able to have control of all that as well as the sense of pride you get from being completely responsible for where your cars at....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Is MS2 v3.0 good though? It sounds like Ms3 is...

Is MS2 v3.0 good though? It sounds like Ms3 is all the new rave from what everyone says, and TLOA was saying he recommends Micro since he did one last because of the ease with external sensors. From...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Might be more, just shooting for 300 now. Also,...

Might be more, just shooting for 300 now. Also, my car is currently LH2.2, which is why I meant idk if its worth going thru converting to LH2.4
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Yeah I definitely need to find someone around...

Yeah I definitely need to find someone around locally for has gone through the same stuff. I do not wanna go to LH2.4 as I think its a step that could be skipped because I like the things that MS has...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Im kind of waiting until i can just go...

Im kind of waiting until i can just go megasquirt, gotta find somewhere warm, funds, and the downtime of my car
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Have you had good luck with that turbo? Bolts...

Have you had good luck with that turbo? Bolts right in right? For the most part
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Somewhat the same problems as me, I did a full...

Somewhat the same problems as me, I did a full tune up, even my fuel pump too. Still acting up. A fellow on here told me to check my radio suppression relay today, i unplugged the two relays, blew em...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Joe_Diesel
So I took the relays out, no corrosion that I...

So I took the relays out, no corrosion that I saw, they looked pretty clean and I just blew them out and reinstalled them, I did not switch them around but it has been running much better, it only...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,525
Posted By Joe_Diesel
At some point I'll definitely just convert over,...

At some point I'll definitely just convert over, with some researching skills and learning how to, is it possible I could tune it on my own with MS? Or do I need some fancy program and stuff. I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Are these any Volvo specific relays too, i know...

Are these any Volvo specific relays too, i know sometimes european cars don't take well to aftermarket electric components.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Ill go check that out and keep you posted, its so...

Ill go check that out and keep you posted, its so weird. This morning it barely wanted to run, any throttle created a heavy misfire and then i parked, ate lunch, went out and it ran fine. It still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Will do, whats the radio suppression relay do...

Will do, whats the radio suppression relay do though?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Its getting worse, the other night i went to give...

Its getting worse, the other night i went to give it heavy throttle off the line and it died. And then yesterday it was acting up even more weird, i was driving and if i gave it too much it almost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By Joe_Diesel
So if I get it working it may actually just twist...

So if I get it working it may actually just twist back into place? And its not like a frame piece or whatevers in the seat back that needs to be pulled out and bent back... Because that would be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By Joe_Diesel
Your right, because I forgot to mention the seat...

Your right, because I forgot to mention the seat is twisted, I don't know who was sitting in it like Rick Ross for 20 years but Im sure I need to address that first and I don't know how or who could...
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