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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By lysolvolvo
audio grade will work, but you may want to loom...

audio grade will work, but you may want to loom it for extra protection...I have seen many pvc jacketed power cable melt over time in the engine bay. IMO, upgrading alternator is a better option than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By lysolvolvo
On the plus side, removing all the intake hoses...

On the plus side, removing all the intake hoses during filter change allows you to clean/check for cracks and buildup.
Is a pita though. The airbox on our 240 gets pretty dirty, on the inside before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,299
Posted By lysolvolvo
nevermind

nevermind
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,299
Posted By lysolvolvo
DO NOT BRIDGE FACTORY AMPS... AMPS ARE NOT...

DO NOT BRIDGE FACTORY AMPS... AMPS ARE NOT BRIDGABLE UNLESS THEY WERE DESIGNED AS SUCH...YOU OR THEY WILL ULTIMATELY FRY THE DIODES AND A BUNCH OF OTHER COMPONENTS.

Fader, Volume Control, etc.....
Forum: showroom 03-27-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By lysolvolvo
I LOVE IT...classic 6th owner volvo stylin... all...

I LOVE IT...classic 6th owner volvo stylin... all old bricks should spend their last days lookin like that. I think I may chain the hood on the 850 this weekend, just for s/g...
Forum: showroom 03-25-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,692
Posted By lysolvolvo
a competent upholsterer can redo the seat no...

a competent upholsterer can redo the seat no problem... it's just alot of work (and $) to re-fab the embellishments those crazy italians stitched together...may check with a furniture upholsterer...
Forum: showroom 03-24-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,277
Posted By lysolvolvo
this is partly why it doesn't hurt to have...

this is partly why it doesn't hurt to have pulleys checked for hairline or stresses before installation... especially with cast aluminum or the cheap billet crap available (think small block iron)......
Forum: showroom 03-24-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,312
Posted By lysolvolvo
when i was 3, my parents got a brandnew 82 244dl,...

when i was 3, my parents got a brandnew 82 244dl, beige, named "Ingrid"...
when i was 7, my dad got a nice white 164 "Sven", with some "tuning" from a local volvonut... dad threw a rod and then some...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,212
Posted By lysolvolvo
MAF friendly? I don't get it... Do what the...

MAF friendly? I don't get it...
Do what the guys that know do (for the most part)... go bosch or the like... plenty of audis, saabs, porsches, and other volvos in the yards to pick from... it's not...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By lysolvolvo
"Hobbs!" - I recal that name, thanks for the kick...

"Hobbs!" - I recal that name, thanks for the kick in the head, didn't think about aux. injector drivers either... not scared of ms either, not even the point here. im just f'''in around w/ ideas......
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By lysolvolvo
the relays are only carrying the signal from...

the relays are only carrying the signal from original bank to new bank, they will be energized as long as boost is above the pre-set level, kinda like a drawbridge, i don't think the dwell time will...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By lysolvolvo
relay setup for secondary injector bank?

OK, just an idea, please shoot me down if need be...

Parts:
b23f for +t
5 spst 12volt 30amp relays
fuel rail and injectors from comparable engine
various hoses and fittings
pressure switch
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By lysolvolvo
^diddo... those mount sleeves are a pita... all...

^diddo... those mount sleeves are a pita... all of our 240's had the problem w/ seized bolts/sleeves... cut for sure, may get lucky w/ penetrating oil (NOT KY) and torch/hammer, will probably end up...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By lysolvolvo
yea, plugs-wires-cap-rotor, DEALER PARTS - too...

yea, plugs-wires-cap-rotor, DEALER PARTS - too many halfa**'d experiences in past to not use anything less. fuel too, of course, maybe ign. coil too?
Forum: website & board 01-19-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By lysolvolvo
welcome, very nice car, would like to see more of...

welcome, very nice car, would like to see more of exhaust setup. you may like visiting iowa too...
Forum: showroom 01-19-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,098
Posted By lysolvolvo
forgot about spun... great opening scene, i think...

forgot about spun... great opening scene, i think it's a B23f imo, c/b wrong though. I vaguely remember some G's spilling out of a S70 in Belly.
Forum: showroom 01-19-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,098
Posted By lysolvolvo
Did it have the dude that played the dad in Home...

Did it have the dude that played the dad in Home Alone 1? John Heard?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By lysolvolvo
yes, can use any bosch style 30 or 40 amp relay...

yes, can use any bosch style 30 or 40 amp relay inplace, may not last as long or be as resistant to heat, but you can get by w/ cheap $4.00 relays, spst. could also be the female spades on the...
Forum: showroom 01-18-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 642,257
Posted By lysolvolvo
use to be able to get a similar pod from BMP and...

use to be able to get a similar pod from BMP and Bavarian Autosport...
Forum: article composition 01-18-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,945
Posted By lysolvolvo
Great thread, fun read. We used vasoline to mask...

Great thread, fun read. We used vasoline to mask the tires of our bikes in middleschool...maybe if you don't have the $ for a deck of cards? Can also use a flat stove paint, sticks like mad and is...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,875
Posted By lysolvolvo
Thanks so much for your insight and help... I was...

Thanks so much for your insight and help... I was asking only about flywheel bolts in specifics, and since you still can't seem to answer my question, I feel I was the one waisting time. I was also...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,875
Posted By lysolvolvo
Sorry, don't need to read the website, more...

Sorry, don't need to read the website, more marketing than informative imo, still not getting the point here... sorry for my ignorance or arrogance, whichever. Torquing fasteners is a learned skill,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,875
Posted By lysolvolvo
Thread Lock on Bolts

Sooo... I was apparently half-schooled about using loctite or some kind of thread lock chemical on "stressed bolts or fasteners", namely flywheel bolts, and how i shouldn't do that. i have asked...
Forum: showroom 01-14-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,421
Posted By lysolvolvo
good luck with them... the sample pics are cars...

good luck with them... the sample pics are cars that have been floating around the web since like 99 or 2000 or so... as i remember, having nothing to do with bodykits for sale, except the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 88,600
Posted By lysolvolvo
:urgod:

:urgod:
Forum: showroom 01-06-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,061
Posted By lysolvolvo
http://i380.photobucket.com/albums/oo244/lysolvolv...

http://i380.photobucket.com/albums/oo244/lysolvolvo/foofoowheels.jpg
Forum: showroom 12-22-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 19,343
Posted By lysolvolvo
more than one guy in my area has won finish...

more than one guy in my area has won finish awards at swaps for a rattle can job, comes down to prep work and finesse... take your time, cleanliness is next to godliness... or you could 'hide'...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By lysolvolvo
reran my diagnostics, no problems in A2, turned...

reran my diagnostics, no problems in A2, turned out to be a6 241 egr low flow... didn't catch it the first time... reset and all is well, will run mode tests when it's like 40deg warmer... thanks for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By lysolvolvo
Too Cold for 850?

94 850 n/a

-15 last night, w/ windchill at about -40... anyway, got a check engine light this morning on startup. ran codes, didn't get anything at all, all ports read no fault, did a code erase,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,142
Posted By lysolvolvo
call ARP tech/service number, the reps will help...

call ARP tech/service number, the reps will help you out, may have to send a sample for size matching, other than that, they are available by size, thread pitch etc... not just as a kit.

dont...
Forum: showroom 12-15-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By lysolvolvo
5.25 in doors, get some foam stripping to gasket...

5.25 in doors, get some foam stripping to gasket up the baskets, may have a void or two.

running a pair of image dynamics 1" in stock tweeter spots now, cut out old basket, abs glued in a frame...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,989
Posted By lysolvolvo
dad had a 122s wagon (white w/ bloodclot...

dad had a 122s wagon (white w/ bloodclot interior) back in early 80's, guy he bought it from did some kind of 5speed conversion and engine mod, dad doesn't remember that well, but it blew a rod and...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By lysolvolvo
cool, should wax back of magnet, if you value...

cool, should wax back of magnet, if you value paint job... that's what we used to do w/ client labels... saved paint on a few vehicles. smooth inside edges w/ 800+ paper too...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,557
Posted By lysolvolvo
old hella?

old hella?
Forum: showroom 12-12-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,070
Posted By lysolvolvo
cool, chicken dance song may go nicely...

cool, chicken dance song may go nicely...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,039
Posted By lysolvolvo
running 50's or 55's?

running 50's or 55's?
Forum: showroom 12-11-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,804
Posted By lysolvolvo
blaupunkt daz nice! any on list is ok... ...

blaupunkt daz nice!

any on list is ok...

or consider RE/USamps and Morel (make cheaper lines now).
Forum: showroom 12-10-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By lysolvolvo
you could fit up to 8" in rear shelf, building a...

you could fit up to 8" in rear shelf, building a riser out of mdf will help too... get out the tools and cut away.
Forum: showroom 12-08-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,098
Posted By lysolvolvo
mr brooks, costner's death ride - actually a nice...

mr brooks, costner's death ride - actually a nice example of 240 sedan
vanishing,
27 dresses

why do movie propers remove the headrests in cars?
Forum: showroom 11-14-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,917
Posted By lysolvolvo
too bad about the passat, imo nicest series...

too bad about the passat, imo nicest series made...

on the 240-
basic tune-up, etc...
suspension next
then decide if you want to n/a tune or +T...

like what everyone else says.

nice car
Forum: showroom 11-14-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,896
Posted By lysolvolvo
i want the poncho

i want the poncho
Forum: showroom 11-14-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By lysolvolvo
nice car... nice 635 in background too...

nice car...
nice 635 in background too...
Forum: showroom 10-17-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,547
Posted By lysolvolvo
looks nice. after a month or so, the enamal s/b...

looks nice. after a month or so, the enamal s/b curred out completely, (outgassing), hit it again w/ a few more coats... may see some cracking as it cures though.
Forum: showroom 09-25-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,440
Posted By lysolvolvo
nice 5er... love the older chassis... gold...

nice 5er... love the older chassis...

gold for me though, with diarrhea paintjob and bloodclot red vinyl interior.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By lysolvolvo
get volvo battery from dealer, had two that have...

get volvo battery from dealer, had two that have lasted almost 10 years now...
optima used to be a million mile, limited lifetime warranty, back in the 90's...
not worth the $ imo, but if you want...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By lysolvolvo
nice switches... good resource, thanks! also: ...

nice switches... good resource, thanks!
also:
try terminalsupplyco.com, they have all sorts of oem connectors and switches, deutsch connectors to metri-pack to weather-pack, etc... nice selection...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,963
Posted By lysolvolvo
maybe a relay w/ a contact point on gate.

maybe a relay w/ a contact point on gate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By lysolvolvo
yea, don't pop the bobber off the rod & then down...

yea, don't pop the bobber off the rod & then down into the tank either, that sucks...alot.

dropping tank will have several benefits, but use new hardware and such when reinstalling.
Forum: showroom 07-13-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,031
Posted By lysolvolvo
it's actually easier for the eye to pick out...

it's actually easier for the eye to pick out white on black, instead of black on white... check out what is run in like a Mclauren F1 or something like that, not just for the sake of being black.
Forum: showroom 05-16-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By lysolvolvo
cost of title transfer and a free oil change......

cost of title transfer and a free oil change... maybe a 500-1000 around here, if someone would want it. all(3) have been crushed at yard as of late. the only dude around that was into the 144's and...
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