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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By 1975v8242
I did try there but he shows that my harness is...

I did try there but he shows that my harness is out of stock and the only one I found was on Ebay for $175 (ouch)



Whats up man long time no talk.

So whats so unique about the harness? Is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By 1975v8242
Converting an engine wiring harness

Ive been gone a while. I have been out of the volvo scene with the sale of my V8 242. I just recently got back in with the purchase of a 84 240 wagon with 104K original miles. Ill post picks later. I...
Forum: showroom 09-20-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,247
Posted By 1975v8242
All you guys who think that putting a V8 in a...

All you guys who think that putting a V8 in a brick makes them nose heavy and ruins how the car drives are pretty frickin dumb. My car weighed just over 3000 lbs before the swap and only 3150 after...
Forum: showroom 09-19-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,247
Posted By 1975v8242
I understand:-D

I understand:-D
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,025
Posted By 1975v8242
Dont go with the T-56 that Caddy will drop it...

Dont go with the T-56 that Caddy will drop it like a bad habit!!!!!! A Turbo 400 or a 4L80E or maybe even a 4L60E but they are big trannys. I know the T-56 fits as I have one in my car but you have...
Forum: website & board 08-06-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 271,005
Posted By 1975v8242
I ditched the tunnel ram and motor and went to a...

I ditched the tunnel ram and motor and went to a more subtle car so Overkill doesnt really fit any more.
Keep up the good work DANA
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Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By 1975v8242
Finally out of Moth Balls! The new progression.

I finally got my 242 out of moth balls last week to do the body work and paint. I havent even driven it in at least 3 months and I know she was feeling neglected. I decided to just do every little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By 1975v8242
Well I dont have a manual for this car and I have...

Well I dont have a manual for this car and I have never owned a 850 before so I always thought that the shifter made it go through the gears. Im assuming this is some sort of a control module for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By 1975v8242
Awsome now I have somewhere to start. Whats a PNP...

Awsome now I have somewhere to start. Whats a PNP switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By 1975v8242
BUMP!!! Anybody have an Idea? I want to start...

BUMP!!! Anybody have an Idea? I want to start driving this thing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By 1975v8242
1998 850 T-5 Wont Back up or shift???

I just bought this 98 850 T-5 automatic and it starts and runs fine but the Check engine light is on. The weird thing is the trans is always trying to move forward no matter what you do. In park the...
Forum: showroom 03-17-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
You guys all keep calling them 5.5 inch wheels...

You guys all keep calling them 5.5 inch wheels but I measured and from bead to bead these measured 6. Is there a difrence between early and late wheels or something because Im about 90% positive...
Forum: showroom 03-17-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
Under the hood as it sit today its not as...

Under the hood as it sit today its not as impressive and not as fast but now I can catch people by surprise again.
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Forum: showroom 03-17-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
Thats the idea:ninja: I want everyone to think...

Thats the idea:ninja: I want everyone to think its just another Volvo!



I switched the hoods because I took the tunnel ram off and wanted to go back to the sleeper look:-D
Forum: showroom 03-17-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
Actually it is gone:-(<center> <img...

Actually it is gone:-(<center>
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Forum: showroom 03-17-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
I have done that before it itches like...

I have done that before it itches like crazy..................:wtf: Oh wait you mean the tires. They will shave them selves off in due time:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:


As soon as I...
Forum: showroom 03-16-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
I know Im sorry my Zipper is broken:rofl: I...

I know Im sorry my Zipper is broken:rofl:

I hope you mean the little tits that are all over the new tires!!!!!!!!!:wtf:
Forum: showroom 03-16-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
I have been contemplating that or a red stripe...

I have been contemplating that or a red stripe around the outer rim.
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Forum: showroom 03-16-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By 1975v8242
MY nuts are showing.

I got tired of the Virgos and I was in the mood for some steelies. I preped and painted them with 2 stage DBU and Concept 2020 clear wrapped them in new 235/60/14 Cooper Cobras and toped them off...
Forum: showroom 03-06-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,533
Posted By 1975v8242
Thanks! They seem to get mixed reviews around...

Thanks!
They seem to get mixed reviews around here pretty much everybody either loves them or hates them. I think there bitchin and there super bright!!!!!!!!!
Forum: showroom 03-05-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,533
Posted By 1975v8242
1989 245 that I paid $590 for originally. I have...

1989 245 that I paid $590 for originally. I have just over $900 in it know not including the Stereo system.<center><center>
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Forum: showroom 03-03-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 46,836
Posted By 1975v8242
Whats up chris? I dont think the T-5 is over 100...

Whats up chris? I dont think the T-5 is over 100 lbs but its barried in my storage so Ill have to dig it out and weigh it. I have to get in there anyway my GT strut braces are in there with it and I...
Forum: showroom 03-03-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 46,836
Posted By 1975v8242
Your even going to make it a stick like mine...

Your even going to make it a stick like mine thats awsome. Most people take the easy route and use an automatic. Its a shame your not in San Diego because I have a T5 I would sell you cheap I even...
Forum: showroom 03-02-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 46,836
Posted By 1975v8242
Awsome!!!! Another V8 brick on the board good...

Awsome!!!! Another V8 brick on the board good luck with it. 283's are awsome little motors they are not big on displacment but they rev real nice and are surprisingly peppy. Put a good set of heads...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1975v8242
Thanks for all the help guys I cleaned the IAC...

Thanks for all the help guys I cleaned the IAC and it runs much better now. It still hunts just slightly for like half a second and then smooths out but at least it doesnt stall anymore. Im going to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By 1975v8242
I dont think it is possible to have enough...

I dont think it is possible to have enough strenghth or breaker bar to break anything but if you went the wrong way and made it tighter then you made more hassle. I would say that more then likely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1975v8242
Cool Ill try that tommorow. Since it doesnt have...

Cool Ill try that tommorow. Since it doesnt have LH2.2 does that mean I have LH2.4?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By 1975v8242
If they are true Knock offs then the knock offs...

If they are true Knock offs then the knock offs on the left side of the car should be reverse thread! If your trying to remove the rims on the drivers side of the car you may need to go right as in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1975v8242
Come on guys 18 views and nobody has an...

Come on guys 18 views and nobody has an idea????????? I really want to fix this thing soon but I dont know where to start? Im old school I can tune a carb like a pro but when it comes to injection Im...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1975v8242
Starts and stalls?????

Ok I got an 89 245 and heres the issue when I go get in it in the morning if you start the car it will start and imediatley die no matter how many times you do it it will Start die, start die. If I...
Forum: showroom 02-23-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 46,836
Posted By 1975v8242
V8 bricks are not nearly as nose heavy as...

V8 bricks are not nearly as nose heavy as everybody says I think its all in everybodys head they automatically think just because there are 4 more cylinders that it must be heavier right? WRONG. Here...
Forum: showroom 02-17-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,024
Posted By 1975v8242
I dont know about every body else but I never...

I dont know about every body else but I never said it looked bad I said it looked tacky and unfinished. I think it looks like it was installed well and whoever cut around the nose to fit the pipes...
Forum: showroom 02-17-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,024
Posted By 1975v8242
Westside for life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

Westside for life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Until I move to the east coast of Canada:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: showroom 02-17-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By 1975v8242
Nice car I like the color and my Idea on fixing...

Nice car I like the color and my Idea on fixing the rust.....Cut off the buttcheeks!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: showroom 02-17-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,024
Posted By 1975v8242
I voted for the 245 I dont know the 965 just...

I voted for the 245 I dont know the 965 just doesnt do anything for me and the intercooler hanging out of the front looks unfinished and tacky!!!!
Forum: showroom 02-12-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By 1975v8242
I frinally got around to actually cleaning her...

I frinally got around to actually cleaning her today so I figured I would snap some pics and I installed the Stereo system last weekend so I snapped some pics of that too. Its a Sony head unit,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 44,838
Posted By 1975v8242
That master cylinder is kind of kicking your as...

That master cylinder is kind of kicking your as bro:-P It looks good man keep up the good work. Im still waiting for that race the Tunnel ram is still on my car but not for long:-(
Forum: showroom 02-05-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By 1975v8242
No problem! Post up some pics when you get them...

No problem! Post up some pics when you get them so we can see some more virgo's with pointy caps:)



The odo shows 185K but as always it doesnt work so who knows. The motor runs suoper sweet and...
Forum: showroom 02-03-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By 1975v8242
Here are some pics of my 89 245 I just bought...

Here are some pics of my 89 245 I just bought with the Virgo's off of my V8 car. It really woke the car up a ton with the Virgo's and I even like the big tires on it. <center>
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Forum: showroom 01-30-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By 1975v8242
Dude Im sorry to hear about the sootwagon being...

Dude Im sorry to hear about the sootwagon being poked in da butt I missed your earlier thread so Im just finding out. You did a pretty good job bangin it out. The small wrinkles will never go away...
Forum: showroom 01-27-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By 1975v8242
The tires are 215/65/15 I realize there a little...

The tires are 215/65/15 I realize there a little big but I got them for practically nothing and they ride super nice. There's nothing like a big fat sidewall to smooth a car out:)




Thanks she...
Forum: showroom 01-26-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By 1975v8242
I bought mine at the Big 3 swap meet but I think...

I bought mine at the Big 3 swap meet but I think these ones from mooneyes are the same. AA533 are the ones I think are the same.
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Forum: showroom 01-26-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By 1975v8242
Holy **** 12K is ****ing crazy money if that one...

Holy **** 12K is ****ing crazy money if that one is worth 12K then mine should be worth 6K. That one is clean as hell and has good miles but come on:wtf:.
Forum: showroom 01-26-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By 1975v8242
Yep 89 and the color is why I bought it:) ...

Yep 89 and the color is why I bought it:)




I was thinking more along the lines of driving it for like a year till I can afford to buy a new truck and then fixing it vacuming it and selling it...
Forum: showroom 01-26-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By 1975v8242
The new DD heres what $800 buys you!

I bought this thing like 4 weeks ago and have been slowly going through Stage 0 and I think its finally worthy of DD status. It was a wreck when I bought it the right front fender was crushed,...
Forum: showroom 01-16-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 746,075
Posted By 1975v8242
Thats cool so whats the count up to now I think...

Thats cool so whats the count up to now I think we have found like 4 of them so there still rare as hell!
Forum: showroom 12-31-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By 1975v8242
Isnt it always dirty from all that diesel soot...

Isnt it always dirty from all that diesel soot coming out of the ass end:-P

Looks like a **** load of fun so go put in a clutch that will actually hook up and do some figure eight donuts.
Forum: showroom 12-21-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 746,075
Posted By 1975v8242
I think my car is about as rare as it get...

I think my car is about as rare as it get now-a-days. A 1975 242 is pretty hard to come by!<center>
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Forum: showroom 12-16-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,221
Posted By 1975v8242
Boy you guys really turn things around on here...

Boy you guys really turn things around on here dont you. I guess I was kind of missleading but I meant what do you think about fender clearence up front!:roll:
Forum: showroom 12-15-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,221
Posted By 1975v8242
I never said you had to like my car but I also...

I never said you had to like my car but I also didnt ask you if you did. You decided to intergect your opinion when nobody even asked for it. I asked if they would fit you gave me some very good info...
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