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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Redwood Chair
It's common sense, once you introduce air into...

It's common sense, once you introduce air into the system it should be purged immediately or you will suffer the consequences of it moving around within the system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Redwood Chair
I should have some spares PM me if interested.

I should have some spares PM me if interested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Redwood Chair
1/8" / 3mm is the Volvo spec for allowable...

1/8" / 3mm is the Volvo spec for allowable runout.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Above 15 you should probably...

:nod:

Above 15 you should probably temporarily zip tie down the MC reservoir so it can't pop off and make an ungodly mess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Redwood Chair
Oh and if you do get air trapped in the rear...

Oh and if you do get air trapped in the rear proportioning valves get the back end of the car as high as you can safely and tap on them with the plastic handle of a screwdriver while the fluid is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes IPD has the motive too. ...

Yes IPD has the motive too.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6073280&postcount=14

http://cleanflametrap.com/brake48.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Redwood Chair
No gravity bleeding works too and is helpful for...

No gravity bleeding works too and is helpful for some things like removing excess air when changing the lines and calipers but for getting a good flow and a timely job the Motive is the right tool.
...
Forum: showroom 07-05-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 989,108
Posted By Redwood Chair
Boost spider. ...

Boost spider.

https://images.craigslist.org/00101_b6Ib2PPKEig_0n80m0_1200x900.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Redwood Chair
Always bleed until there is a good pedal before...

Always bleed until there is a good pedal before proceeding in any way.





Stone age buy a Motive power bleeder.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes but the early 'TV' screen E codes are very...

Yes but the early 'TV' screen E codes are very rare and expensive since they were a two year only thing and they are 40+ years old now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By Redwood Chair
The Creek Is Rising.

When replacing calipers always install one caliper at a time starting with the fronts and immediately bleed the freshly installed caliper starting with the top bleeder since air rises.

Continue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://wheelsamerica.com

https://wheelsamerica.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Redwood Chair
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Redwood Chair
At $50 a spring the blue coils are still budget...

At $50 a spring the blue coils are still budget friendly.

I mean if you ain't got $100 I strongly recommend you find another hobby like Knitting!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Redwood Chair
They put real thick and harsh riding front...

They put real thick and harsh riding front springs on them I want to say ~72ish.

Seem to remember '71 springs are 140 Ø but less turn[s].

If you could find the dimensions in the green books you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes if you use 240 upper perches.

Yes if you use 240 upper perches.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By Redwood Chair
+1 At the end of the day it's always...

+1

At the end of the day it's always cheaper to buy the best classic - antique car you can find.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: There you go ...

:uh:

There you go ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Redwood Chair
No 240s?

No 240s?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Redwood Chair
Shipping is brutal on bench seats, weight and...

Shipping is brutal on bench seats, weight and dimension wise, may I gently suggest a trip to the friendly neighborhood JY?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Redwood Chair
242 - 244 seats probably fit directly or are...

242 - 244 seats probably fit directly or are very close.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Redwood Chair
No.

No.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Redwood Chair
Do This.

http://i29.servimg.com/u/f29/12/79/77/41/700_mx11.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Sell it on BAT, bank ~$10K and get...

:nod:

Sell it on BAT, bank ~$10K and get yourself a $1500 beater 240 to molest.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Redwood Chair
The offset on the 8" wheels is troubling and the...

The offset on the 8" wheels is troubling and the 9" wheels are pretty wide.

That said you might get away with it without molesting your shell if you stretch some 165s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: Now your computer has cooties.

:lol:

Now your computer has cooties.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Redwood Chair
PM hiperfauto...

PM hiperfauto (https://forums.turbobricks.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=43455).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://media1.tenor.com/images/99e59449b7554b81bd...

https://media1.tenor.com/images/99e59449b7554b81bd40770ce32aa322/tenor.gif?itemid=7723689
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Redwood Chair
You did it wrong. You should never have to...

You did it wrong.

You should never have to take the reel apart to swap belts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Redwood Chair
Post in wanted...

Post in wanted (https://forums.turbobricks.com/newthread.php?do=newthread&f=14) for another belt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Redwood Chair
:hahano:

:hahano:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Redwood Chair
'G' Is for Girling.

'G' Is for Girling.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Redwood Chair
Big spindles 82+.

Big spindles 82+.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,016
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/G/0...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/G/01/th/aplus/portercable/pc9748_tigersaw_large.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By Redwood Chair
There are drawings in the 149 green books.

There are drawings in the 149 green books.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Redwood Chair
No.

No.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By Redwood Chair
When they're on sale at IPD it's hard to beat...

When they're on sale at IPD it's hard to beat their price.

Even not on sale their lowering kit isn't much more that the $420 rock auto deal

K20979 - IPD - 240 Wagon Sport Lowering Kit Builder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Redwood Chair
Pick n Pull is your frien

Pick n Pull is your frien
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Redwood Chair
I have some nice 10 spoke 5x108 700 alloys in...

I have some nice 10 spoke 5x108 700 alloys in 15x6x25et.

Pm me with interest.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,774
Posted By Redwood Chair
Addco makes a 3/4" or at least they used to.

Addco makes a 3/4" or at least they used to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,016
Posted By Redwood Chair
You need to tape two wrenches together so the box...

You need to tape two wrenches together so the box end reaches up there and you can counter hold it and tighten it from the outside.

Not easy but it can be done.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,510
Posted By Redwood Chair
:uh: You forgot to swap the nice chrome...

:uh:

You forgot to swap the nice chrome handle on the new tailgate.

Looks good otherwise.

:cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Got mine from BigBen ...

:nod:

Got mine from BigBen (https://forums.turbobricks.com/member.php?u=9627)~ 10 years ago for $500.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By Redwood Chair
Or collapse the old shell with an air chisel JL...

Or collapse the old shell with an air chisel JL style.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By Redwood Chair
:wave:

:wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: TV screens FTW.

:nod:

TV screens FTW.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Redwood Chair
n00b

Cut 3 coils on the front, 2.5 in the back and call IPD for some springs in the morning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Redwood Chair
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rY0WxgSXdEE" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: We've forgotten most of what we knew...

:nod:

We've forgotten most of what we knew back then.
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