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Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
yeah the FWD 5 cylinder pan has no clearance for...

yeah the FWD 5 cylinder pan has no clearance for the crossmember so the engine will sit about 4 inches too high and the transmission won't fit under the car.

If you want to cut 3 or 4 inches in to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By LloydDobler
I missed that it was a P1 car, so ignore me.

I missed that it was a P1 car, so ignore me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,389
Posted By LloydDobler
The whole point of having the lights turn on with...

The whole point of having the lights turn on with the key is so you know if the bulbs are bad or if there's some other problem. There was. hehe.

I had this same problem on a 94 940 about 15...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 124,949
Posted By LloydDobler
You're a madman. I'd get about 20 minutes in to...

You're a madman. I'd get about 20 minutes in to that and just quit.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,490
Posted By LloydDobler
You can still buy it new if you want to spend 4x...

You can still buy it new if you want to spend 4x TB price. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
Yeah, it'll be a while. I plan to own this car...

Yeah, it'll be a while. I plan to own this car for the rest of my life, and I eventually want to make it show quality, but I've owned it 10 years now and only put 3500 miles on it. Once it runs I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
When I bought the car it had surface rust forming...

When I bought the car it had surface rust forming around all the front fender joints due to poor bodywork when the previous owner hit a deer.

http://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/122/122_90.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 214,314
Posted By LloydDobler
I was gonna say, when you need a sharp bend, put...

I was gonna say, when you need a sharp bend, put in a barb fitting, metal or plastic. Something like this: https://www.mcmaster.com/91355k46

Congrats on the house and looking forward to project...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
Got the mounts fully welded about a month ago but...

Got the mounts fully welded about a month ago but it's just been really really hot. Finally had a nice cool morning on Sunday and after dropping my daughter off at her mom's I got the motorvation...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
My co-worker welded together the trans mount last...

My co-worker welded together the trans mount last night. The welding went good, so the trans is now hanging on its own mount!

https://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/122/122_725.jpg

That allowed me...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 221,934
Posted By LloydDobler
We talked about this a while back, do fiberglass...

We talked about this a while back, do fiberglass kick panels for adding speakers to stock 122s fit in to your new direction? Not sure how many you'd sell but I'd buy a pair.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
So Friday was the 10th anniversary of the day I...

So Friday was the 10th anniversary of the day I took delivery of this car.

https://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/122/122_01.jpg

I tend to think of my two C70s as one car, given that my 03 currently...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
Since my last post I actually paid a mechanic for...

Since my last post I actually paid a mechanic for the first time in years. But the V70R runs perfect. My cars now all just have little things that need attention here and there, but none of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By LloydDobler
I'd say have at least one spare set of door...

I'd say have at least one spare set of door parts. Door handles, glass, regulators, latches and locks, especially if they're powered.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 182,509
Posted By LloydDobler
I say if it had red fluid and was working I'd put...

I say if it had red fluid and was working I'd put gaskets and seals on and go. In my experience those transmissions are super bulletproof... unless someone screws with it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 42,785
Posted By LloydDobler
The cam plates are flat when new, but it'd be...

The cam plates are flat when new, but it'd be normal for it to wear over time because it is a helical gear on it which does put a thrust load on. They last hundreds of thousands of miles with...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,682
Posted By LloydDobler
deleted. i was a jerk.

deleted. i was a jerk.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 221,934
Posted By LloydDobler
Interestingly enough though, those front calipers...

Interestingly enough though, those front calipers are a full pound lighter than the original iron 122 calipers. The rotor on the other hand...9 lb heavier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,184
Posted By LloydDobler
Sonic blue, and thousands of miles away. hehe.

Sonic blue, and thousands of miles away. hehe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,906
Posted By LloydDobler
Another suggestion would be a glass polish, like...

Another suggestion would be a glass polish, like this:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,184
Posted By LloydDobler
Also those strips are no longer available so...

Also those strips are no longer available so before you cut I'd post an ad on swedespeed or craigslist asking if anyone wants to trade plus cash. If I could find someone in Denver to trade my roof...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,956
Posted By LloydDobler
You're probably right, I'm thinking the motor is...

You're probably right, I'm thinking the motor is a bit too high. That or I just have things misaligned.

Both my R and V50 have been victims of deferred and poor maintenance, and both have been...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,893
Posted By LloydDobler
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,893
Posted By LloydDobler
Here's a front R caliper inside a 17" wheel. Not...

Here's a front R caliper inside a 17" wheel. Not much room to go smaller. Maybe a nice thin forged 16 would clear, maybe.

https://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/122/122_393.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,309
Posted By LloydDobler
Edit: I got this completely backwards from...

Edit: I got this completely backwards from memory as ZVOLV pointed out below.

The wastegate actuator pulls the wastegate shut with spring pressure and pushes it open when manifold pressure is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By LloydDobler
That's odd, because I have a 1972 1800 suspension...

That's odd, because I have a 1972 1800 suspension in my 122 and it's identical to the 66 122 suspension offset (which should be identical to the 66 1800 offset). I needed spacers to run FWD wheels...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By LloydDobler
The bottom of the engine is sealed with liquid...

The bottom of the engine is sealed with liquid gasket. If that's what's cracked open I can't think of any fix that doesn't involve pulling the engine apart and re-applying.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By LloydDobler
You will find a lot more wheels if you're willing...

You will find a lot more wheels if you're willing to use spacers, that's what I did for my 122. 20 or 25 mm puts you right in all the FWD offset range.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,381
Posted By LloydDobler
In my experience if you slip the clutch it gets...

In my experience if you slip the clutch it gets pretty stinky pretty quickly. Might need to get out of the car and check immediately after though. It can clear up pretty fast as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,545
Posted By LloydDobler
Awesome car, I'm jealous.

Awesome car, I'm jealous.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,540
Posted By LloydDobler
I have 3" from the downpipe through the cat on my...

I have 3" from the downpipe through the cat on my C70 which then transitions to 2.5 under the back seat. I'm running a 19T at 22 psi through it, makes plenty of power.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,545
Posted By LloydDobler
Bosch plugs are fine, but my whole redblock life...

Bosch plugs are fine, but my whole redblock life I ran the NGK and they never let me down. BP6HS for your car I think?

Regular green coolant is fine for your car, but if you want the latest and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,725
Posted By LloydDobler
I'm not ready yet but I definitely want to do...

I'm not ready yet but I definitely want to do this in my 122.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,158
Posted By LloydDobler
Just to be clear, "fragile" means "will be...

Just to be clear, "fragile" means "will be destroyed if it is engaged and you let the clutch out in reverse". There's a one-way clutch in the OD that is used when it is engaged. The OD input cannot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By LloydDobler
If it can't time the cams right it'll throw a...

If it can't time the cams right it'll throw a code almost immediately. If it makes it to fully warmed up you're probably in the clear.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By LloydDobler
If you put a spacer on those they'll be outside...

If you put a spacer on those they'll be outside your fenders. Find a shop that can re-drill. Or keep shopping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By LloydDobler
Don't think so. Pretty sure you need this one if...

Don't think so. Pretty sure you need this one if you have the amp that's down above where your left foot is, which you should.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By LloydDobler
Yes it is. FWD wheels are direct fit. ...

Yes it is. FWD wheels are direct fit.

http://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/960/960_130.JPG
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,977
Posted By LloydDobler
It's the engine management that you want to keep...

It's the engine management that you want to keep pre-99. 99-up cars used bus networked electronics with an immobilizer across modules that makes it extremely difficult to swap in to an older car.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By LloydDobler
Have you measured the rotors to be sure they...

Have you measured the rotors to be sure they can't just be re-surfaced? These rotors are much harder than modern rotors and last forever if you start with a good surface and take care of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,263
Posted By LloydDobler
Hilton is great but he's super busy lately, might...

Hilton is great but he's super busy lately, might want to go with Steveo or Contrast, two guys building good reputations as well.

ARD I would say is ok for 850s but he has a rep for screwing up...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,263
Posted By LloydDobler
That's a really lame excuse, C70s use the same...

That's a really lame excuse, C70s use the same exhaust as any other FWD V70/S70.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 221,934
Posted By LloydDobler
I absolutely loved the V70 cup holders in my 01...

I absolutely loved the V70 cup holders in my 01 T5, and the plastic case is trimmed out in a way that it'll fit into a sheet metal box very easily and look finished. I'm gonna try jamming one of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By LloydDobler
IC and piping is different. P80 is top to bottom...

IC and piping is different. P80 is top to bottom and P2 is right to left.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,243
Posted By LloydDobler
Feel around the edges to make sure the clutch...

Feel around the edges to make sure the clutch plate is centered as you tighten the pressure plate down. Works every time. (unless you have a dog dish or something where you can't get to them).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By LloydDobler
Not too hard, there are some motor mount...

Not too hard, there are some motor mount differences but if you get the right parts it drops in. Same basic engine and trans design. Might have to get a later model subframe to get the mounts in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,110
Posted By LloydDobler
If you put it over the axle you'll change the...

If you put it over the axle you'll change the handling the least. If you hang it out back you'll get a little more traction but it might slightly change the way it handles.

I doubt the handling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By LloydDobler
Here is where the tube goes in on my 66, through...

Here is where the tube goes in on my 66, through the seam:

http://lloydd.angrywaffles.net/122/122_550.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 75,470
Posted By LloydDobler
Just curious, do you have a plan to let rain...

Just curious, do you have a plan to let rain drain out of the bed or are you just going to always park it pointed up hill?

Loving the project, and thanks for sharing it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,263
Posted By LloydDobler
On ME7 cars you can't just leave the rear o2 out...

On ME7 cars you can't just leave the rear o2 out of the exhaust, you'll throw the code. It senses temp and o2 so if it's not hot it knows it's out of the exhaust. It just needs to sense less o2...
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