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Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Dan
Are you doing all the work yourself? Do you have...

Are you doing all the work yourself? Do you have a motor and transmission already? You could spend 1000.00 just on all the ancillary stuff easily
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,531
Posted By Dan
Measure motor / measure car. repeat, see if it...

Measure motor / measure car. repeat, see if it fits, What radiator will you run? what trans? if any kind of sticky tires on back, then what driveshaft? What springs? Is the front suspension in good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Dan
It basically costs the same to replace the rear...

It basically costs the same to replace the rear window as most cars, Glass is not any cheaper, labor is not any cheaper. Thats why so many people sell older cars so cheap. Repairs are too high a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Dan
too bad you are not closer, I have a 740 rear...

too bad you are not closer, I have a 740 rear glass in my stash
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Dan
Starting with 1986 the 3rd light was required, my...

Starting with 1986 the 3rd light was required, my 85 doesn't have one
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Dan
What does this fit>?

Going through my stash, found this steering wheel adpater, but cannot remember if its for 200 or 700 series, anybody know? also what brand? got the 6 hole wheel mounting, so thats Momo style I...
Forum: showroom 02-09-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 701
Posted By Dan
Not enough 200 left, Showed some skills, but...

Not enough 200 left, Showed some skills, but this is not done to my taste at all
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Dan
A guy on here about 5-7 years ago did this, can't...

A guy on here about 5-7 years ago did this, can't remember his name
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 572
Posted By Dan
Maybe the bulb grounds the circuit, since LED's...

Maybe the bulb grounds the circuit, since LED's are only 1 way, maybe the flow won't go the right way, I had the same problem in my VW when i did the alternator light with an LED, current flow was...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,592
Posted By Dan
I figure he will lighten it a few hundred lbs,...

I figure he will lighten it a few hundred lbs, kinda part of the race car thang
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,592
Posted By Dan
transmission strong enough to handle the power...

transmission strong enough to handle the power and torque loading
Driveshaft/ rear end strong enough to handle the traction from the tires
Suspension enough to keep car in a straight line and not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,003
Posted By Dan
My 740 with SBC and 700 r4 had a similar...

My 740 with SBC and 700 r4 had a similar vibration, started about 68 mph and faded around 80, it was my center support bearing, felt good, looked good, but when I pulled te trans for work, i replaced...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Dan
4L80 weighs a lot more, some people say 100 lbs,...

4L80 weighs a lot more, some people say 100 lbs, seems kinds overkill, maybe just build your 4L60 up a bit>?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By Dan
Is it cranking slow? then speeds up with MMO?...

Is it cranking slow? then speeds up with MMO? never had problems in 20 degree weather here, but that was 2 years ago now... Hope its something simple.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,338
Posted By Dan
My 5.0 Chevy TPI motor in my 740 with 3.73 gears...

My 5.0 Chevy TPI motor in my 740 with 3.73 gears and locking tq converter TH 700 r4 gets 15 around town and just over 21 at 75. I would think an LS with newer FI would get slightly more, depending on...
Forum: showroom 01-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9,276
Views: 2,564,765
Posted By Dan
Took it apart to fix some wiring issues ...

Took it apart to fix some wiring issues
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3202
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,399
Posted By Dan
My BTO 700r4 would not go into 4th, only 1.2 and...

My BTO 700r4 would not go into 4th, only 1.2 and 3, so pulled it, bought another trans for now, Last night i started taking it apart, according to the internet my issue was a bad forward sprag , sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dan
I have some scooter batteries that are not that...

I have some scooter batteries that are not that old, but not charging. I let them sit for too long between charging..... need to try this trick on them...
Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By Dan
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Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By Dan
I can see it too

I can see it too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Dan
How much did you have to add?

How much did you have to add?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 744
Posted By Dan
Easy swap would be to go from 4.3 to 350 SBC V8,...

Easy swap would be to go from 4.3 to 350 SBC V8, seems everything would still work,
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 744
Posted By Dan
Here's the Rad I got for my SBC 740, probably...

Here's the Rad I got for my SBC 740, probably works in a 200 also for others, I paid 94.00 ( blemished) works well, easy to mount...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 744
Posted By Dan
Getting the front end up high is a good way to...

Getting the front end up high is a good way to bleed what you have, be sure heater is running on full hot, I'm not sure you need to bounce the rev limiter though lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,399
Posted By Dan
After market steering wheel, I cut and rewelded...

After market steering wheel, I cut and rewelded the adapter to move steering wheel about 25 mm closer to the dash, lets me stretch out my arms a bit. Dye is wearing off the wheelskin. Shifter is a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,399
Posted By Dan
Did the later taillight swap about a year ago,...

Did the later taillight swap about a year ago, fairly easy, you can see what needs to be cut]
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3185...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,399
Posted By Dan
Yeah, been almost 13 years, I keep my cars ...

Yeah, been almost 13 years, I keep my cars

http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3183
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,399
Posted By Dan
Lost all of my photo bucket pics, slowly moving...

Lost all of my photo bucket pics, slowly moving over.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,399
Posted By Dan
Put Bens strut mounts in a few weeks ago, along...

Put Bens strut mounts in a few weeks ago, along with Bilstein HD's, happy with ride and looks trick
http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=201&pictureid=3168
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,282
Posted By Dan
Slightly relevant: I had a vibration in my 2...

Slightly relevant: I had a vibration in my 2 piece for a while, No big deal at low speeds, starting building up around 50 mph and got very noticeable around 70 then got better as I got over 80 (...
Forum: showroom 11-10-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,279
Posted By Dan
Finally installed mine, install went well, rubber...

Finally installed mine, install went well, rubber mounts were cracked through, probably not a lot of miles left on them. Also went from KYB's to Bilstien HD's. Happy with ride, not enough miles to...
Forum: events 11-09-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Dan
I'm not going, too much to do here

I'm not going, too much to do here
Forum: events 11-09-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Dan
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9am to 1pm Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Open to all Volvo Lovers.

10150 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074

Call Thomas...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Dan
I have, have redone and cleaned most of the...

I have, have redone and cleaned most of the wiring/ grounds etc. Just missed this connector cuz it's under the dash. Not easily seen, so thought it worthwhile to point out as many others will not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Dan
My 740 is 32 years old, figured that is...

My 740 is 32 years old, figured that is considered vintage?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Dan
Electrical woes on a 700/ found fix

Headlights quit working on my 740. Traced it to a corroded connection on a big harness connector under the dash. It has a big wire ( 8 gauge?) feeding the fusebox. The connector is about 4" by 1.5",...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Dan
Yeah, thats what I was thinking.

Yeah, thats what I was thinking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Dan
Are you sure those are cracks? Seems like an odd...

Are you sure those are cracks? Seems like an odd place to crack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,317
Posted By Dan
If its cool and full of water, it can go a mile...

If its cool and full of water, it can go a mile or three. depends on how fast it's leaking and how fast you drive and what exactly is the wp doing. Might be cheaper to get a tow
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By Dan
I have a SBC in my 740 with a drop style sway...

I have a SBC in my 740 with a drop style sway bar, if it had no drop, it would be right on the harmonic balancer, so best answer is maybe, You might be able to shim it down, best bet is to find a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,041
Posted By Dan
His job in CC just ended, and he went to Biloxi...

His job in CC just ended, and he went to Biloxi this past weekend, or he said he was going to anyway, He's gonna be up in the air for a while, moving to a new state, new job, getting settled. I'm...
Forum: showroom 09-18-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By Dan
I'd start at 3999.99 and negotiate down, Anything...

I'd start at 3999.99 and negotiate down, Anything over 2K is good

Not quite .10 on the dollar in my mind, but will be hard to get any money back you invest, Only thing I would even consider is...
Forum: events 09-14-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Dan
Volvo Club of America September 7, 2017, see...

Volvo Club of America September 7, 2017, see below from my email.

George Dill. Temple, Texas.
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Subject: Volvo Club of America - a message from John Holtzapple.

Dear fellow VCOA members in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Dan
Usually they are on inside of fender behind the...

Usually they are on inside of fender behind the headlights, and will be a strap coming off the valve cover to the firewall, good place to start
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Dan
Blown fuel pressure regulator can cause this...

Blown fuel pressure regulator can cause this also, pull the vacuum line from it and see if it has fuel coming out
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,041
Posted By Dan
James checked in on the Harvey FB page he's safe,...

James checked in on the Harvey FB page he's safe, not sure where he or where Berserker is, but he's safe
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By Dan
I bought some from Summit Racing a few months ago...

I bought some from Summit Racing a few months ago for my 740. They had the best price I could find at the time, although I forget it right now.

Found the email, they were 119.27 each
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,583
Posted By Dan
Not sure if it is helpful, but on my 740 adapter...

Not sure if it is helpful, but on my 740 adapter hub I cut about 30 mm out of the collapsible hub adapter and welded it back together to get more room between me and the wheel, any more and my...
Forum: showroom 07-26-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By Dan
Sweet swap. I'm a fan of the TPI motors

Sweet swap. I'm a fan of the TPI motors
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,370
Posted By Dan
Also before drilling slot and during penetrant...

Also before drilling slot and during penetrant phase, shock it a few times by tapping on it with a hammer to help break rut/corrosion bonds, May or may not help, but wont hurt
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