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Forum: website & board 11-16-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 972
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: 284
Views: 52,624
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: 284
Views: 52,624
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: 40
Views: 972
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: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
Sorry I missed it. M.

Sorry I missed it.

M.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 01:20 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 9,955
Posted By Mark
Donated.

Donated.
Forum: showroom 07-10-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
Sunday tomorrow! Hope you can make it.

Sunday tomorrow!

Hope you can make it.
Forum: showroom 07-09-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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, 03:33 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 71,749
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, 03:41 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 52,624
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, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
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, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
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, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
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.
Forum: showroom 04-19-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
Is it hard to start cold only? Posts here suggest...

Is it hard to start cold only? Posts here suggest failing temp sensor.

http://volvoforums.com/forum/volvo-240-740-940-12/1990-740-hard-start-54799/

M.
Forum: showroom 04-13-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
Maybe clean the ground points for all key items?...

Maybe clean the ground points for all key items? Couldn't hurt...

M.
Forum: showroom 04-12-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
Depends on the actual issue, but yeah, failing...

Depends on the actual issue, but yeah, failing fuel pump relay is a prime candidate. I got really good at listening for that "ping" sound and the result hum of fuel pumps when it was dodgy in the...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
:hyper::hyper::hyper: Is it esoteric and...

:hyper::hyper::hyper:

Is it esoteric and european?

M.
Forum: showroom 04-10-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
http://paperzip.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/w...

http://paperzip.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/word-of-the-day-newspaper.jpg

nice.

M.
Forum: showroom 04-08-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
I could do either, but the "things take longer...

I could do either, but the "things take longer than you think they will" side of me suggests Saturday, so there's another day just in case something goes awry.

Sounds like most of the crew is...
Forum: showroom 04-05-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
South-South Surrey Sausage Seventeen.

South-South Surrey Sausage Seventeen.
Forum: showroom 04-05-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
I have a hoist, engine stand and station wagon...

I have a hoist, engine stand and station wagon with which to transport. When is the swap planned for?

M.
Forum: showroom 03-30-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a226/Crazychopst...

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a226/Crazychopstick/scantech.jpg
Forum: showroom 03-24-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=328...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=328044

M90M90M90M90
Forum: showroom 03-23-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9C4uTEEOJlM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: events 03-22-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,730
Posted By Mark
Sweet. What date-ish were you thinking for...

Sweet.

What date-ish were you thinking for Vancouver? I may be in Alberta early June, but I'd imagine I'll be available after that. Presuming so, my couch is yours- maybe have a little meet and...
Forum: showroom 03-22-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
I second this.

I second this.
Forum: showroom 03-22-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,731
Posted By Mark
Wow. :omg: Watching the videos, I'm amazed...

Wow. :omg:

Watching the videos, I'm amazed how much the rear axle seems to move forward under load. Is that... normal? I don't really know much about dyno behaviour. Only time my car's been on...
Forum: showroom 03-21-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 529,453
Posted By Mark
It's going. I'm proving I've taken complete leave...

It's going. I'm proving I've taken complete leave of my sanity and have been compiling all the things I to do a major polish on the Fridge.

I changed the ENTIRE heater assembly in Naomi's car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark
I have that exact exhaust on my girlfriend's b21...

I have that exact exhaust on my girlfriend's b21 carbed '78 Canadian 244. It's an automatic car, though I don't know whether there's a difference.

M.
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