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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By chree
Much, much appreciated. I have saved that...

Much, much appreciated. I have saved that document, I am sure it will come in handy again. From page 65 I see 1. ATF is the correct fluid (which I knew at one point...) and 2. "Max Pressure" for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By chree
Question '86 740 Cam Rack PSI

I cannot find the correct power steering fluid pressure for an '86 745 GLE Turbo. The wagon has the cam rack. I'm finding conflicting reports (700? 1320-1420?). I suspect the power steering pump in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,908
Posted By chree
Zombie thread... The washer is the gold piece...

Zombie thread... The washer is the gold piece you see in the bottom of the strut housing with the "R" stamped in it. It is a big grade 8 washer in the bottom of each housing.



Your problem...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,043
Posted By chree
Thanks for the plug! Call or email with any...

Thanks for the plug! Call or email with any questions on the PLX product. I'll be watching your build thread... hopefully I can apply what I learn here to my 406 SBC turbo project.

The T56 is a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 67,430
Posted By chree
Your auction may appear on Jalopnik... $2500...

Your auction may appear on Jalopnik... $2500 starting price no reserve? good starting price, I'll be interested to see where it ends.

Consider the 10 day auction (versus 7). It's $15 but those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,486
Posted By chree
Bump from the dead. The wagon failed emissions...

Bump from the dead. The wagon failed emissions again last year, and I had the shop find the cause. Turns out the air intake sensor was mangled. Sensor replaced: pass.

Last years test results...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,412
Posted By chree
I previously posted a noise I was hearing in the...

I previously posted a noise I was hearing in the suspension - on further review the noise has been determined to be ball joint related.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-08-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,945
Posted By chree
Question Plug & Play Wideband for Megasquirt

So it appears my LC1 is flaking out again. Those of you that have had good results with your wideband oxygen sensor controller, please provide:


Brand / model #
Cost (rough estimate is fine)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By chree
Ha! I actually initially typed this to send to...

Ha! I actually initially typed this to send to you since I knew you were the expert!


...and I'm seeing the current "GM" class of amps do not boast a crazy amount of power over the unit I have,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By chree
Amp Wiring Question

My 745's interior is gutted at the moment so I'm contemplating a change to my sound system. It currently consists of a Pioneer DEH-P980BT head unit and 4 Kenwood speakers (cheapies, rated at 130W...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,908
Posted By chree
At least from the bounce test a single washer was...

At least from the bounce test a single washer was the answer:

Muy malo:

http://chrislindh.googlepages.com/Struts002.jpg

Muy bueno:

http://chrislindh.googlepages.com/Struts003.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,908
Posted By chree
Jan might be on to something. The spacer/seat,...

Jan might be on to something. The spacer/seat, or lack thereof may be the problem. The notes at the Bilstein page:



...and there's a photo of a washer (but that isn't the "seat" FCP shows for...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,908
Posted By chree
There was a white plastic washer I kept in the...

There was a white plastic washer I kept in the same place it was before, maybe I should have left it out?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,908
Posted By chree
I tightened it with a hammer & chisel like Chesh...

I tightened it with a hammer & chisel like Chesh did in the Fitting Lowering Springs, Uprated Shocks and Brakes on 700/900 series (http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=27667) thread. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,908
Posted By chree
Exclamation B&G Springs + K&B Strut Mounts + Bilstein HDs + Camber Mod = Clunk

As the title suggests I've just installed B&G Springs, K&B Strut Mounts, Bilstein HDs and did the Camber modification (http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=147206) and now I have a loud...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-02-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,980
Posted By chree
Felipe from Innovate granted an RMA #. Got the...

Felipe from Innovate granted an RMA #. Got the RMA'd cable from Innovate, installed and the AFR reading in MegaTune appears normal (same O2 sensor). I'm not sure what happened but I appreciate...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 67,430
Posted By chree
I haven't read the whole thread, but I hope you...

I haven't read the whole thread, but I hope you have a thread going on the forums at http://www.turbomustangs.com/ . Those guys have been doing turbo fords on the cheap for a long time and should...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,664
Posted By chree
That will probably look bodged. The...

That will probably look bodged.



The previous owner of my conversion tried a resistor and the tach would just peg to the max when the wagon was on. I swapped it for a stock tach with the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-10-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,980
Posted By chree
I read on their LC-1 forum to see if someone had...

I read on their LC-1 forum to see if someone had a similar issue, but decided to go straight to the technical department at Innovate. I just replied to an email Felipe (Innovate Tech) sent me when I...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-10-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,980
Posted By chree
Well I understand the stringent part, there are a...

Well I understand the stringent part, there are a lot of morons on the internet, and there would be a lot of silly posts on their forums if they weren't strict... but they should create a LC-1 forum...
Forum: showroom 11-10-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 64,071
Posted By chree
You didn't see this...

You didn't see this (http://personal.atl.bellsouth.net/c/l/clindh/serp.html)?:





If you get a new PS pump use the installation tool for the pulley... hammering the pulley on will kill the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-10-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,980
Posted By chree
Exclamation Big Brother is watching the MSEFI forums

My thread (http://www.msefi.com/viewtopic.php?f=72&t=33440) about an issue I'm having with my Innovate LC-1 / MS2 has been moved to the "Pits" area of the msefi boards (along with other LC-1 related...
Forum: showroom 11-03-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 64,071
Posted By chree
I used 3/8 coarse studs on the drivers side of...

I used 3/8 coarse studs on the drivers side of the block, the bracket didn't want to fit otherwise. I also had to grind clearance in the aftermarket Edelbrock water pump to clear the brackets. ...
Forum: showroom 10-24-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 64,071
Posted By chree
That looks like a GM pump. The best solution for...

That looks like a GM pump. The best solution for your accessories will be the f-body serpentine system. As luck would have it, according to the Powermaster catalog...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-14-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,216
Posted By chree
So what tuning services does DIY offer? Dyno? ...

So what tuning services does DIY offer? Dyno? I'm local and I'm starting to think it's time to let a pro tune the El Camino.
Forum: showroom 10-03-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,689
Posted By chree
Also, Maaco uses a crappy type of paint:...

Also, Maaco uses a crappy type of paint: synthetic enamel. It looks decent initially, but doesn't last. Acrylic urethane is what you want.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By chree
I'm ordering the covers and putting them on...

I'm ordering the covers and putting them on myself... which will be my first foray into serious interior work. Will the later seats bolt in? I thought there were compatibility issues? I like the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By chree
"Ladder" Head Rests

Can the "ladder" type of head rests on 740s and other Volvos be replaced by a later model head rest? Also, how do you remove them?

I'm spending way too much on an interior kit for my '86 745 and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By chree
voodoo economics

voodoo economics
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By chree
Question Back from the dead. :skullbones: I checked and...

Back from the dead. :skullbones: I checked and my 225/50 tire and 16"x7.5" wheels fit in the spare well but will not allow the third seat to fold down.

I'm looking at using a Hydra as a spare. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,412
Posted By chree
Yes, that's the idea.[/QUOTE] OK I...

Yes, that's the idea.[/QUOTE]

OK I understand now. I am over thinking it. I was thinking the mount wouldn't have material left in the front mount hole after being rotated, which you guys have...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,412
Posted By chree
Question Camber Modification

The "Camber Mod" has been mentioned and explained to me, but I want to understand it fully before I take the car apart. It seems like a simple change but it's best to assume the worst and be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,372
Posted By chree
The parts store did not have the part but they...

The parts store did not have the part but they gave me the clues to find a name for it. It's called a trinary switch (a two pole is called a binary switch). This is the description I've found:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,372
Posted By chree
Interesting. The compressor is cycling with the...

Interesting. The compressor is cycling with the switch removed, and I confirmed the switch controls the fan since the fan comes on when I touch the wires leading to it together. So I don't think a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,372
Posted By chree
It's 4 wire switch but only two are being used. ...

It's 4 wire switch but only two are being used. The two that are being used are listed as "Fan" on the switch. I'm not sure if it turns the condenser fan on or the compressor clutch. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,372
Posted By chree
Is this a stock Volvo 740 A/C Pressure Switch?

http://chrislindh.googlepages.com/100_4954.JPG

http://chrislindh.googlepages.com/100_4955.JPG

http://chrislindh.googlepages.com/100_4956.JPG

Is this a stock Volvo 740 A/C Pressure Switch?...
Forum: showroom 07-02-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 50,821
Posted By chree
Ah yes forgot about the tilt. The Lakewood...

Ah yes forgot about the tilt. The Lakewood bellhousing is drilled for the tilted mounting as well as straight up... as are the adapter plates that adapt traditional bellhousings to the T56...
Forum: showroom 07-02-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 50,821
Posted By chree
The slave mount interferes? I use a Lakewood...

The slave mount interferes? I use a Lakewood 15020 (made to fit 3rd generation Camaro/Firebird) in my El Camino. You can also try a Novak hydraulic clutch retrofit...
Forum: showroom 07-02-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,195
Posted By chree
Riiiiiiiiight my "predone" swap had multiple...

Riiiiiiiiight my "predone" swap had multiple rat's nests. Audio rat's nests, engine rat's nests.... and I spent too much for mine... but driving it has been fun... and I haven't had any wiring...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-24-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By chree
On the acceleration enrichments, have you tried...

On the acceleration enrichments, have you tried enabling X-tau? It improved the acceleration on my small block Chevy immensely.

I know we're talking apples and oranges, but it's worth checking...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,524
Posted By chree
<object width="425" height="344"><param...

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/dXcDnjJyqKE&hl=en"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/dXcDnjJyqKE&hl=en"...
Forum: showroom 06-17-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By chree
My wagon didn't have a sash when I bought it, you...

My wagon didn't have a sash when I bought it, you can see several photos in the link in my signature.

Unfortunately the grill is cracked at the top. I have a replacement but I want to paint the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,991
Posted By chree
When I went to the O'Reilly & Rockauto websites I...

When I went to the O'Reilly & Rockauto websites I found more options:


Four Seasons 38902: Optional Automatic Adjusting Orifice Tube for normal climates (105°-)
Four Seasons 38904: Optional...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By chree
I was hoping someone had some good ideas on this...

I was hoping someone had some good ideas on this subject... like smosit says it will take some fab work. The biggest potential problem is the fuse block. The radio can't be too long (deep) or it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,001
Posted By chree
If you can use it I recommend the stock LT1...

If you can use it I recommend the stock LT1 clutch (technically LT4, as the LT1 pressure plate has been superseded by the LT4 design by Valeo, see below). It is an awesome clutch, very easy for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By chree
Check my thread:...

Check my thread: http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=128839

Although V8 swap, there are some good things to try before replacing the converter (although that may be the final...
Forum: showroom 03-27-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 50,821
Posted By chree
If I wanted to find a Rover V8 I would take the...

If I wanted to find a Rover V8 I would take the year, make & model of the applications listed in the Rover V8 wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rover_V8_engine) and search at car-part.com...
Forum: showroom 03-27-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 50,821
Posted By chree
The Buick (and Oldsmobile) V8 tooling was sold to...

The Buick (and Oldsmobile) V8 tooling was sold to Rover, so the Buick V8 = Rover V8, so everyone's right (except the V6 part). The Rover V8 is a common swap for lots of small cars because of its...
Forum: showroom 03-25-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By chree
Your profile photo is a 700, so my research...

Your profile photo is a 700, so my research applies:

Front and rear seats recovered:


$1000 to $1200 for a set of leather "trimmed" covers installed made by http://www.classicsofttrim.com/
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,486
Posted By chree
PASS: Emissions Sucks, The End

Interestingly enough, the shop put on Magnaflow bullet converters and the wagon still didn't pass (the headers have no provision for EGR). I think he said it was NOx and that the wagon was running...
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