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Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By lverhagen
https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/700-900-volv...

https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts

Everything you could ever need as related to coil overs for RWD Volvos. Designed/manufactured in the US by a member on here. Buy once, cry...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By lverhagen
Junkyard for the carpet, wire wheel and POR15 or...

Junkyard for the carpet, wire wheel and POR15 or rust converting primer and paint for the rust. At least, that’s what I did for my car, though I haven’t pulled up the carpet to check on the state of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By lverhagen
None of the dash has to come out, just the panel...

None of the dash has to come out, just the panel between the carpet and the dash to the left of your left foot. I think you have to remove just two or three screws to get the panel off, and then the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By lverhagen
This. It’s behind the kick panel where a...

This.

It’s behind the kick panel where a fresh air vent in Euro-market non-AC cars would have been. The gasket dries out and stops sealing over time. Basically, water that comes in through the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,001
Posted By lverhagen
Yes, the swap is both possible and relatively...

Yes, the swap is both possible and relatively simple with removal of the plastic rivets.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By lverhagen
Stiligfox is correct regarding 1) 2) The...

Stiligfox is correct regarding 1)

2) The strut assemblies will indeed swap between the cars and the brake mounting ears are identical. The hot setup though is to take the complete strut assemblies...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By lverhagen
Get a junkyard OE and reflow the internal solder...

Get a junkyard OE and reflow the internal solder joints? I’ve never had any issues doing that on my LH cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By lverhagen
Unless you want to have them re-valved at the...

Unless you want to have them re-valved at the time of rebuild to give different performance characteristics.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By lverhagen
On my beater 740 sedan (different car, I know)...

On my beater 740 sedan (different car, I know) I’ve been running stock springs with 1 1/2 coils removed with Sensen shocks and struts for about a year.

The Sensen shocks and struts are by no means...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By lverhagen
I work at a regional tire shop. My location keeps...

I work at a regional tire shop. My location keeps around 1200 tires in stock. 16” and 17” are king when it comes to variety and range of sizing. On a given day, probably 40-50% of the cars and trucks...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,529
Posted By lverhagen
If you have Josh’s catch cam as pictured above, I...

If you have Josh’s catch cam as pictured above, I believe you want intake vacuum to be applied to the top fitting as shown in the picture.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By lverhagen
There’s a black “pepper” interior on a 1990 740...

There’s a black “pepper” interior on a 1990 740 sedan with Rex/Regina fuel and ignition gear at one of my local junkyards. I’m fairly certain it’s original.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By lverhagen
As some other people have mentioned, Detergent...

As some other people have mentioned, Detergent 600 (concrete etching acid - active ingredient: muriatic acid) diluted with water works great for cleaning painted wheels caked with brake dust, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By lverhagen
Having seen both, I can’t see why it wouldn’t...

Having seen both, I can’t see why it wouldn’t swap right over and fit fine. That said, I’ve never tried it myself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 563
Posted By lverhagen
I work at a tire shop and we stock the Vancos....

I work at a tire shop and we stock the Vancos. They’re designed for vans like the Nissan NV and the Ram Promaster. They are very heavy, very sturdy tires. That said, if it fits, it fits. Let us know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By lverhagen
Bend the spring to get some more tension and...

Bend the spring to get some more tension and clean the pivot on the wiper arm.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,227
Posted By lverhagen
Buy a Jeep XJ? This thread...

Buy a Jeep XJ?

This thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=315741) could be a good resource.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By lverhagen
Go to google. Search site:turbobricks.com...

Go to google.

Search site:turbobricks.com [keywords concerning your topic of choice, brackets not necessary]

This works for all public threads, so not for sale or off-topic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By lverhagen
ZVOLV beat me to it. “Arbor Oil Seal Installer”...

ZVOLV beat me to it. “Arbor Oil Seal Installer” (http://www.skywaytools.com/arbor-oil-seal-installer-sir-tool-v-511/)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By lverhagen
1988 was after the disintegrating wire insulation...

1988 was after the disintegrating wire insulation scandal in all Volvos ~1983-1987.

It’s also the first year of better front hubs for 700 series (easily upgradable to later “jumbo” brakes).

If...
Forum: website & board 11-16-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,475
Posted By lverhagen
I do, for every transaction. I receive feedback...

I do, for every transaction. I receive feedback about 90% of the time, too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
740: no start
Views: 731
Posted By lverhagen
Radio suppression relay? It normally is hanging...

Radio suppression relay? It normally is hanging off the front of the coolant bottle in a naturally aspirated car.

Also, is all the wiring good? Nothing roasted, etc.?

Finally, give ZVOLV’s No...
Forum: article composition 10-31-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 158,757
Posted By lverhagen
Random update: If anyone is seeking to go...

Random update:

If anyone is seeking to go with the components detailed in the diagram above, the necessary wiring connectors can be purchased new for a cleaner install:

Connector for Bosch 0...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,773
Posted By lverhagen
This I have acquired a fifth matching wheel...

This

I have acquired a fifth matching wheel for each of my cars. One day when I have money (heh), I’ll install 5 matching tires and do a 5 wheel rotation like on a Jeep.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By lverhagen
I would suggest sticking with the stock size. FCP...

I would suggest sticking with the stock size. FCP Euro has Genuine Volvo bushings (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-sway-bar-bushing-genuine-volvo-1229389) for not an insane price.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By lverhagen
Some OE bolt torque specs can be found in the...

Some OE bolt torque specs can be found in the Volvo 240 Pocket Data Book (https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/tech/data/200DataBookletIndex.shtml)

Try Section 6: Front Suspension and Steering
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By lverhagen
Yes, just a thicker front one will still help.

Yes, just a thicker front one will still help.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By lverhagen
Stock offset is +20mm for almost all OE 7/9...

Stock offset is +20mm for almost all OE 7/9 series wheels. Higher positive offsets can be made to fit with spacers of appropriate thickness.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By lverhagen
+1 I love stuff like this.

+1

I love stuff like this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By lverhagen
If they're the same as in a 940, IPD sells new...

If they're the same as in a 940, IPD sells new ones (https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5513/115122-replacement-seat-belt-receptacle-button). Also, I've successfully swapped good ones from the rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By lverhagen
Yes, as long as the 760 has a redblock motor....

Yes, as long as the 760 has a redblock motor. (Some 760s came equipped with a V6, and there may be differences in the transmissions.)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By lverhagen
It is indeed a bolt-in affair. Best of luck.

It is indeed a bolt-in affair. Best of luck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By lverhagen
The car in that ad is indeed a 1990. I believe...

The car in that ad is indeed a 1990. I believe the waterfall grills were also an option alongside the eggcrate grills depending on the model. My understanding is that eggcrate grills were standard...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,421
Posted By lverhagen
Regrind the base circle to a smaller diameter...

Regrind the base circle to a smaller diameter without touching the cam love, put in appropriately dimensioned valve buckets and/or shims, etc. to accommodate the change, end up with greater valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By lverhagen
If I understand you correctly, your design would...

If I understand you correctly, your design would essentially be two shoulder washers of appropriate dimensions, which I agree would be best from a simplicity and wear standpoint.

I suppose my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By lverhagen
If you're making multiple sets, I wouldn't mind...

If you're making multiple sets, I wouldn't mind one, depending on design. I'm not a huge fan of the stock design.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By lverhagen
I would personally recommend bronze or brass...

I would personally recommend bronze or brass rather than stainless steel due to a combination of corrosion resistance and self-lubricating properties ideal in low-speed, low-load bushing applications...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By lverhagen
The headlights and turn signals for your car...

The headlights and turn signals for your car should be the same as non-fog headlights from 1990-1992 740s and 1991-1995 940s. Headlights from a 960 will not work, regardless of year.

You mention a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By lverhagen
stiligFox is on the right track. The long good...

stiligFox is on the right track. The long good cars have a whole host of sheet metal differences when compared to -89 740s. Almost everything from the firewall forward is different (hood, cowl,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By lverhagen
Similar to stiligfox above, my understanding is...

Similar to stiligfox above, my understanding is that the 760 and 740 firewalls are completely different, and a steering column swap would be a monumental task of questionable efficacy. If you enjoy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By lverhagen
The O/D solenoid is probably dead or its wiring...

The O/D solenoid is probably dead or its wiring has been compromised. Unless you use the car for towing, and IPD solenoid-delete plate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By lverhagen
hiperfauto is correct, Volvo does not make a kit;...

hiperfauto is correct, Volvo does not make a kit; however, the gaskets are available individually.

There is one paper gasket and two sealing rings that are normally included in a water pump gasket...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,104
Posted By lverhagen
Someone else more experienced than me will...

Someone else more experienced than me will hopefully chime in, but I think that's the one that's been NLA from the dealer for awhile now. I know the one on my car doesn't really work either.

My...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By lverhagen
When I had mine replaced, I was able to check in...

When I had mine replaced, I was able to check in on the technician's progress and ask him questions about the install along the way. For instance, I had done a fair amount of research regarding the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By lverhagen
Positive experience with Safelite for me as well....

Positive experience with Safelite for me as well. I had the windshield replaced on my 940 about a year ago. If possible, let the technician know that you care by talking through some obthe finer...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,807
Posted By lverhagen
I have an essentially stock car, and this is...

I have an essentially stock car, and this is about where I ended up.

I have my caster around 5 or 5.5 degrees, but I haven't done any mods to increase it.

With the camber mod I got around -1...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,650
Posted By lverhagen
Boosted242 doesn't seem to have visited this...

Boosted242 doesn't seem to have visited this board since 2012. I wouldn't get my hopes up that he will respond, though another member here may be able to provide the information you seek.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,356
Posted By lverhagen
Having driven a moving van cross-country...

Having driven a moving van cross-country (Cincinnati, OH to Seattle, WA) while towing a car, I would highly recommend a full car trailer rather than the 2-wheeled car dolly. A full trailer is more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By lverhagen
+1 A bad exhaust manifold gasket can lead to...

+1

A bad exhaust manifold gasket can lead to leaks that sound like tapping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By lverhagen
In the past, I modified a driver's door harness...

In the past, I modified a driver's door harness to give the front two windows the auto-down feature. When I assembled it, I put both relays in the driver's door, but activating the switch on the...
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