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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By white855T
Just do the head gasket. I promise you will thank...

Just do the head gasket. I promise you will thank me later. Or don't do it and have many headaches later. Do it right once. Hopefully you don't have the mindset of the average tber. I would weld a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By white855T
I would pull the engine and trans out. Clean the...

I would pull the engine and trans out. Clean the block and reseal it with new seals and gaskets. I'd also remove the head and have it resurfaced and put in a new head gasket of course. Get a new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 136
Posted By white855T
It's going to be a ton of work to get that...

It's going to be a ton of work to get that firewall panel removed. I personally would repair it in place if you have a welder on hand. It would be less work that way.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By white855T
Get some t5 injectors(350 cc) and a normal amm...

Get some t5 injectors(350 cc) and a normal amm and see how the car runs.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By white855T
What turbo do you have? Unless you have a bigger...

What turbo do you have? Unless you have a bigger turbo, you don't need a 3 inch amm or the larger injectors either.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By white855T
Well the main issue is that you need an LH 2.4...

Well the main issue is that you need an LH 2.4 flywheel, the STS machining flywheel is a readily available product. For a stock car it will work just fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By white855T
Add a turbo and you won't have a need for the 331...

Add a turbo and you won't have a need for the 331 gears. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By white855T
An original used Volvo cable is going to be...

An original used Volvo cable is going to be worlds better than what Volvo sells now. But definitely not worth the drive. You could always ask seller to pull it for you for a nominal fee since its...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By white855T
The issue with using the 85 axle is that it...

The issue with using the 85 axle is that it doesn't have a tone ring. Your 90 245 uses a tone ring. You would need to swap the ring gear from the 85 rear end onto the 90 differential and instal the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By white855T
How did you leave the clutch cable? When I pull...

How did you leave the clutch cable? When I pull transmission, I always leave the cable attached once I pull it through the firewall. You do need an lh 2.4 flywheel. Stsmaching sell these ready with...
Forum: showroom 02-09-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By white855T
I would say the value is dependent on how well...

I would say the value is dependent on how well the car has been serviced. If it has an extensive folder of service records then its probably a great price. I'd still haggle a bit on the price because...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By white855T
It's definitely a better choice but you will have...

It's definitely a better choice but you will have to modify the turbo itself to work and have to make a new down pipe which adds more to the overall expense. The easiest option is to rebuild and...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 73,547
Posted By white855T
I think if you did black accents on the seats(the...

I think if you did black accents on the seats(the horizontal parts), it would look really sick and custom. You would probably have to swap the armrest on doors to match.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By white855T
Nah, just get some good ones from the junkyard.

Nah, just get some good ones from the junkyard.
Forum: showroom 02-05-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 51,686
Posted By white855T
Not to be a negative nancy, that krylon stuff...

Not to be a negative nancy, that krylon stuff will burn off. The one you want is Rust-oleum high heat. It really does hold up pretty well.
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Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By white855T
You can get a td04hl turbine wheel(I'll sell you...

You can get a td04hl turbine wheel(I'll sell you one and be able to use the better td04hl housing) and swap it out.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By white855T
Call them. http://www.ronsturboservice.com/...

Call them. http://www.ronsturboservice.com/ They'll tell you what to send in and reasonable price for balancing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By white855T
Yeah I wouldn't worry about getting 'genuine' on...

Yeah I wouldn't worry about getting 'genuine' on bushings if you know the oem. There are some things like gasket & seals that you want 'genuine' because the after market stuff isn't great quality.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,143
Posted By white855T
If you need part numbers, send pm.

If you need part numbers, send pm.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,143
Posted By white855T
If the kick down cable is damaged in any way,...

If the kick down cable is damaged in any way, replace it. It is a pita to do on the car(not difficult but messy). Replace input shaft seal, o ring for pump, o ring for bell housing. Use geunine Volvo...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 73,547
Posted By white855T
That's not bad at all. Have you seen an example...

That's not bad at all. Have you seen an example of work? The dashboard can be repaired as well. Check out this video. I can't shorten link since I'm on mobile....
Forum: showroom 02-01-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By white855T
For sure, I'm not the typical tber. I can't buy...

For sure, I'm not the typical tber. I can't buy cars sight unseen. So even if I don't actually transport anything, I'll take some time off to find the right car.
Forum: showroom 02-01-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By white855T
I would do it in a heartbeat. If I buy a car...

I would do it in a heartbeat. If I buy a car trailer, I'll be heading to up that way for some rust free goodness. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By white855T
What's the dealer charging you per filter?

What's the dealer charging you per filter?
Forum: showroom 02-01-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By white855T
Well to be fair, that ones not even a roller....

Well to be fair, that ones not even a roller. Would cost too much to make it a roller. And in turn be crusher material for some poor sod.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By white855T
Just do another 15g. Cheap and easy to source....

Just do another 15g. Cheap and easy to source. Use 15g on +T and upgrade to a bigger turbo on B200ft. You won't be happy with china bay turbo. Buy a turbo that will work for the goals of the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By white855T
Easiest way to accomplish this.

Easiest way to accomplish this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By white855T
Some people just like to make things harder......

Some people just like to make things harder... :lol:
Forum: showroom 02-01-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 834
Posted By white855T
It depends on how rusty it is. You could get a...

It depends on how rusty it is. You could get a cheap re-spray(maaco) and stage zero the car and have something that's 'okay'. If you're set on a 242, find the best example you can. Have it shipped if...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By white855T
You can get strut tube/spindles from earlier 240...

You can get strut tube/spindles from earlier 240 with removable spacer. A lot people run the hds like that and it seems to be fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By white855T
The easiest flywheel to source is a flat one....

The easiest flywheel to source is a flat one. Usually can find one for $50 not including shipping. Yoshibfab can hook you up with the clutch you will need.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By white855T
https://www.amazon.com/Gates-27002-Fuel-Line-Hose/...

https://www.amazon.com/Gates-27002-Fuel-Line-Hose/dp/B0002JMFLG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By white855T
If you want use a normal fuel hose, then it would...

If you want use a normal fuel hose, then it would be 1/4 inch. Order online, gates 1/4 inch. It comes in a 25ft roll. I bought the hose at napa before it was like $35 bucks so you might as well pay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By white855T
Prices differ from region to region. I bought a...

Prices differ from region to region. I bought a perfectly good one for $40. I didn't have to pull it or anything. A local had it for sale.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By white855T
Cheapest option is to find the best junkyard...

Cheapest option is to find the best junkyard trans that you can. Clean it up and re-seal it before you install in your car.

Btw... I have low mileage aw71L that I would be willing to ship.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By white855T
If you scroll up and read what cleanflametrap...

If you scroll up and read what cleanflametrap wrote, you can use a cluster from a 92 or 93 240. You really want one for a sedan but a wagon cluster can be used. Using the wagon cluster will be...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By white855T
In comparison to the $$$ you've spent already,...

In comparison to the $$$ you've spent already, why wouldn't you add oil squirters? If you are in no rush, I would go ahead and do it. There are no downsides.
Forum: showroom 01-21-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 51,686
Posted By white855T
It can be done.

It can be done.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,143
Posted By white855T
Probably not, you'd be lucky to be in 250-260...

Probably not, you'd be lucky to be in 250-260 range.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By white855T
Just buy another car. :lol:

Just buy another car. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By white855T
Classic tb. :lol:

Classic tb. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 776
Posted By white855T
If you have an engine hoist or can borrow/buy,...

If you have an engine hoist or can borrow/buy, then the best option is to buy the engine and transmission and swap that in. Everything will fit except the head mounted distributor. You will have to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By white855T
I have the coolant lines for your turbo. Send pm...

I have the coolant lines for your turbo. Send pm if interested.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,006
Posted By white855T
Alternator bracket breaking is common but maybe...

Alternator bracket breaking is common but maybe not discussed as you just need to grab another one from the junkyard.
Forum: showroom 01-11-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 51,686
Posted By white855T
There are these available. The only issue is they...

There are these available. The only issue is they don't have locks.

https://www.prolineracks.com/proline-gmr165-rain-gutter-racks.html

Cheap enough where you can remove them after use.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By white855T
You could level the sheet metal so there won't be...

You could level the sheet metal so there won't be an indention on the fenders or doors. I think that would look much better.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By white855T
If you want to use the angled housing, do it. You...

If you want to use the angled housing, do it. You just have to fab up the down pipe which won't be difficult. The angled housing flows slightly better but it's really negligible. The straight housing...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,143
Posted By white855T
T5 trans and a 16g turbo with J pipe header.

T5 trans and a 16g turbo with J pipe header.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By white855T
The lotus turbo turbine housing is similar or...

The lotus turbo turbine housing is similar or might be the same to the cosworth housing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By white855T
The bolts that mount on the back, driver side?

The bolts that mount on the back, driver side?
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