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Forum: showroom 05-17-2018, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Mark
I miss hanging out with Volvo peeps. ...

I miss hanging out with Volvo peeps.

Sausages somewhere soon?

M.
Forum: showroom 05-05-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 54,050
Posted By Mark
A sad end to the V8 wagon. It went to the...

A sad end to the V8 wagon. It went to the scrapper this week.

It's been an eye-opening experience, abandoning the project that got me into Volvos and leaving this garage. Partially I'm amazed at...
Forum: showroom 03-12-2018, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Mark
Never happened I'm afraid. I've been stupid busy...

Never happened I'm afraid. I've been stupid busy between moving and work- haven't even responded to a PM from last week yet. Sorry guys, sausagefest no longer, as the BBQ moved to my new shared...
Forum: showroom 03-02-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Front only. 8.8 is narrowed and Ford mounts...

Front only. 8.8 is narrowed and Ford mounts stripped and cleaned, needs all the Volvo mounts added on. Watts link requires all linkage to be fabbed still.

M.
Forum: showroom 03-01-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I'm out of my garage in 30 days. 265 Partout...

I'm out of my garage in 30 days. 265 Partout time.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/8d5bdf9befbbc2ef043b51ca5912d317/tumblr_inline_mge577FzrB1qew7ov.gif

Small block Chevy 350 - one piece main,...
Forum: showroom 02-20-2018, 05:22 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Congrats to Ermit71 for the arrival of a tiny new...

Congrats to Ermit71 for the arrival of a tiny new Tbricker!
Forum: showroom 02-13-2018, 03:36 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I was meaning Feb 17th or 24th, Mar 3... I'll be...

I was meaning Feb 17th or 24th, Mar 3... I'll be likely close to moved by the 3rd, so any time after that will be iffier.
Forum: showroom 02-13-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I have a set of 16" ROH that'd look reallll nice...

I have a set of 16" ROH that'd look reallll nice on there... a statement that's leading to the ...

Final sausagefest at my current place. :-( I've given my notice and there's gonna be a pile of...
Forum: showroom 02-01-2018, 06:25 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I've got a couple of what I think are 242...

I've got a couple of what I think are 242 regulators inherited from a pile of 2xx crap I brought back from Victoria... couldn't tell you if they're power or manual without inspecting them further.
...
Forum: showroom 01-31-2018, 08:37 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Welcome! They're not cheap, but there's a...

Welcome!

They're not cheap, but there's a guy that actually makes new foam!

https://www.wagonmeister.com/240-new-lower-seat-foam

I have no personal experience, but I think it's pretty high...
Forum: showroom 01-23-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Perhaps we should do a Sausagefest 2018 parts...

Perhaps we should do a Sausagefest 2018 parts swap soon... I've got a bunch of stuff to clear out too.

M.
Forum: showroom 01-16-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 58,579
Posted By Mark
Yeah.

Yeah.
Forum: showroom 01-16-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 58,579
Posted By Mark
https://i.imgur.com/b7zsjv9h.jpg Different...

https://i.imgur.com/b7zsjv9h.jpg

Different fridge than usual. I've outfitted it with a pink TB sticker. Getting the new garage ready for a big year of stuff on the Fridge (the car, not the beer...
Forum: showroom 12-11-2017, 02:35 AM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I'd love for you to see Vancouver in the summer...

I'd love for you to see Vancouver in the summer when it's at its peak. Great to meet another TBer!

M.
Forum: showroom 12-07-2017, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Mark
I guess I should mention I will be moving to an...

I guess I should mention I will be moving to an area in the epicenter of "Yeast Van" early in the new year, so perhaps we can have a bbq and walk to a few brewpubs.

M.
Forum: showroom 12-07-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Doan's down in that hood is consistant. East Van...

Doan's down in that hood is consistant. East Van Brewing on Venables is now open too, and the beer seems... alright, but the space is super cool.
Forum: website & board 11-16-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,851
Posted By Mark
Question based on the new reorganization demoting...

Question based on the new reorganization demoting showroom back to general... I've always put my junk in showroom because it's felt like the Projects and Restorations was for the serious "taken off...
Forum: showroom 11-15-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 58,579
Posted By Mark
Photo-f*ckit ToS change is the real reason for...

Photo-f*ckit ToS change is the real reason for the update, of course, but I was referring to showroom moving into the "Mechanical" section on the board...
Forum: showroom 11-15-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 58,579
Posted By Mark
In a small celebration of the board...

In a small celebration of the board rearrangement, I have relinked every photo in my thread to imgur, using the original photos where available. If you click on the links on the photos, it'll go to...
Forum: website & board 11-14-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,851
Posted By Mark
https://media.giphy.com/media/lu8KteuqGMMww/giphy....

https://media.giphy.com/media/lu8KteuqGMMww/giphy.gif
Forum: showroom 11-07-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Cds important? If not I'd be interested in...

Cds important?

If not I'd be interested in this.

https://www.crutchfield.com/p_130S600BS/Pioneer-MVH-S600BS.html?tp=72406&avf=N $110 usd for mechless and bluetooth.

...
Forum: showroom 11-06-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
What's wrong with single DIN? Why you gotta turn...

What's wrong with single DIN? Why you gotta turn everything into some sorta Deck measuring contest...

:-P

Sorry, I'll escort myself out now...

On a slightly more serious note, I'll have a...
Forum: showroom 11-06-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Two car garage/workshop rental acquired for Dec....

Two car garage/workshop rental acquired for Dec. Looks like the V8 car may be sticking around...

M.
Forum: showroom 10-27-2017, 08:04 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Of note, if anyone is...

Of note, if anyone is interested/worried/whatever, I'm keeping the Fridge. I have plans to deal with some of the bigger projects on it that I've been putting off while hammering on it as a daily.
...
Forum: showroom 10-26-2017, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Mark
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/500x/66919...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/500x/66919001/join-us-dont-be-afraid.jpg



EDIT - For me the problem is that I've no interest in FWD/AWD, and Volvo doesn't make a modern(ish) RWD car. ...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2017, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Mark
Athal and Dale corrupted me... ...

Athal and Dale corrupted me...

https://i.imgur.com/vX6DYDEh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jwkQbl5h.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/B2MWHiLh.jpg

My still-in-the-shop, haven't-seen-it-in-real-life-yet,...
Forum: showroom 10-06-2017, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Mark
So, new car has landed and I want my garage back....

So, new car has landed and I want my garage back.

One last try before more drastic measures.

Reposted from earlier...

76 265 with clean title
350 Chevy V8 with a lumpy cam
Full intake...
Forum: showroom 10-02-2017, 01:07 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Sorry I missed it. M.

Sorry I missed it.

M.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2017, 01:15 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
They look fine, but I was presuming they're...

They look fine, but I was presuming they're reps... my limited google-fu showed them as a super rare wheel in 19" if they're genuine. It was listed as "aftermarket wheels" so :e-shrug:

M.
Forum: showroom 09-14-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Aw crap. Sorry to hear this. I'm...

Aw crap. Sorry to hear this.



I'm afraid I'm unavailable that weekend. Boo me :(


Unrelated: Any suggestions on wheel repair in GVRD? I made an impulse purchase of a set of wheels for my...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I have a small block Chevy that comes with a...

I have a small block Chevy that comes with a Volvo and a six speed transmission...
:-P

Did you get the clutch installed?

M.
Forum: showroom 09-06-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
My recently balanced driveshaft has turned my...

My recently balanced driveshaft has turned my former slight shimmy into a paint mixer level shake at certain rpms, so I'm out too I'm afraid.


M.
Forum: showroom 08-30-2017, 09:01 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
It's optional Chaos and Mayhem color for those...

It's optional Chaos and Mayhem color for those that have donated this fundraising cycle.

As far as the V8 car goes, I may just store it. Not seeing a lot of interest, and I just don't have time to...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2017, 06:08 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Alright, so I've got a new car coming soon(ish),...

Alright, so I've got a new car coming soon(ish), so I need to figure out what I'm doing the V8 car. Anyone local have any hookups for reasonable storage in the lower mainland?

Bargain basement...
Forum: showroom 08-15-2017, 05:45 PM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Alright, feeler time. V8 car has had one...

Alright, feeler time.

V8 car has had one part put on in the last four years... it's not looking like I'm gonna do anything with it anytime soon, so maybe it's time to let it go.

76 265 with...
Forum: showroom 08-15-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Oh, alright. I thought you might mean warped or...

Oh, alright. I thought you might mean warped or something. Yeah, I'd grab that off you for the eventual +t on Stan.

M.
Forum: showroom 08-14-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Interested in the 90+. How do you mean when you...

Interested in the 90+. How do you mean when you say "not flat"?
Forum: website & board 08-10-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,630
Posted By Mark
Donated.

Donated.
Forum: showroom 07-10-2017, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Mark
Thanks to everyone who came by- Good to see you...

Thanks to everyone who came by- Good to see you all again!

M
Forum: showroom 07-09-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Chips? I hope you can make it! Thanks! ...

Chips? I hope you can make it!

Thanks!

M.
Forum: showroom 07-09-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I wish Windsor meats would stop putting the Hot...

I wish Windsor meats would stop putting the Hot Italian Fentanyl sausages next to the Fennel ones...

M.
Forum: showroom 07-09-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Sunday tomorrow! Hope you can make it.

Sunday tomorrow!

Hope you can make it.
Forum: showroom 07-09-2017, 01:13 AM
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Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
I'm expecting Mikep at sixish and will provide...

I'm expecting Mikep at sixish and will provide sausages and beerses. Feel free to add anything you'd like outside that.

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

M.
Forum: showroom 07-07-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Sunday, coming from Calgary is all I know...

Sunday, coming from Calgary is all I know currently.

M.
Forum: showroom 07-02-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Something else to consider- next Sunday the...

Something else to consider- next Sunday the illustrious mikep will be crashing on my couch. Mini-meet? BBQ at my place in the late afternoon/early evening.

M.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 100,711
Posted By Mark
Not so cheap anymore, but pretty thrilling. Great...

Not so cheap anymore, but pretty thrilling. Great build!

I'm looking forward to hearing how you like the big brakes.

M.
Forum: showroom 06-09-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 58,579
Posted By Mark
Holy crap, a year has gone by since I last...

Holy crap, a year has gone by since I last posted, but it finally, finally happened last weekend. I got the M90 swapped into the Fridge.

I made a decision to do this unassisted, as I'm stubborn,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By Mark
Guibo driveshafts... any way to guess at phasing?

Reading the Volvo driveline greenbook, I'm thinking... not. :-( Sounds like they're balanced as a unit and should be replaced as a unit.

There's supposedly a dot and arrow of yellow paint, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mark
I'll also guess the seals on the vent panel....

I'll also guess the seals on the vent panel. Oddly, I pulled mine out with the intention to reseal it, and it's perfectly dry just by removing it. My theory is the back of the vent plug sticks out so...
Forum: showroom 04-24-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,651
Views: 606,356
Posted By Mark
Good to see everyone this weekend! I left just...

Good to see everyone this weekend! I left just after ten pm Saturday, at which point the engine was back in the car, sadly sans valvetrain. Did you have any luck on the pushrods?

M.
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