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Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,184
Posted By enzedal
I'm impressed with your professional approach to...

I'm impressed with your professional approach to your build. I've been driving my 244 Volvo-Chevy for 30 years with the solid axle and it works great...I don't even use a LSD anymore. I run 225 lb...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,666
Posted By enzedal
I’m doing an LS swap right now in a...

I’m doing an LS swap right now in a 240....going with 1989 Corvette clam type and they bolt to the LS swap mount plates
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,403
Posted By enzedal
I'm puzzled why the 1 piece driveshaft was fine...

I'm puzzled why the 1 piece driveshaft was fine 5yrs ago and why it was fine on the jackstands
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By enzedal
Thats a great deal....how about the fan unit? ...

Thats a great deal....how about the fan unit? Did they supply that too or did you source it?


Alan
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,430
Posted By enzedal
Pick n Pull crew in SAN JOSE CA

Hey anybody in or near San Jose CA interested in forming a pick n pull crew?

I need a RN motor and I've noticed that 2002-2004 S60 turbo motors are now plentiful in PnP but assistance is so nice...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,196
Posted By enzedal
Sorry Y'all I tried to add more photos but...

Sorry Y'all

I tried to add more photos but couldn't figure out the process...apparently I don't have permission to use the "Pictures and albums" area

There's no where to hide from f'king...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,196
Posted By enzedal
Hi Guys The Bertone truck is coming along...

Hi Guys

The Bertone truck is coming along pretty good and I'll try to get new pics up in the next week...I haven't had as much time to work on it due to 5 other competing things going on..like...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,443
Posted By enzedal
Hey thanks for your responses I've already...

Hey thanks for your responses

I've already got the steering column and vents out and I can see its all pretty straight forward from here...after I "pick n pull" a stickshift pedal box...unless...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,443
Posted By enzedal
Convert auto 240 to stickshift

Wanta convert my '78 Bertone to stickshift...whats involved under the dash...is the pedal mounting box different between an automatic and manual car or does the clutch pedal just hang off the side...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 35,758
Posted By enzedal
Draw thru with a 2" SU can work fantastic. ...

Draw thru with a 2" SU can work fantastic. Around 1980 when I lived in NZ I installed a turbo kit made in Australia on a friends Holden...this had a totally boring straight 6 motor with about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,518
Posted By enzedal
Hi VolvoBoy....this just occurred to me....240's...

Hi VolvoBoy....this just occurred to me....240's probably don't have a rad cap in the rad and placing a thermometer in the remote header tank isn't going to work. So, grab an old top rad hose or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,518
Posted By enzedal
Best advice is don't assume anything...don't...

Best advice is don't assume anything...don't assume the parts you fitted last year are good...or that your IR tool is working right...don't assume your temp gauge is right. Are you sure its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,712
Posted By enzedal
You can see the spark in daylight...it should be...

You can see the spark in daylight...it should be blue, not orange. Don't connect it to the plug...hold the lead close to a ground and if it sparks..... open up the gap...it should jump at least a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,712
Posted By enzedal
If the cam really was 3 teeth off how did it get...

If the cam really was 3 teeth off how did it get like that....it wasn't like that before the motor quit

....after you retimed the cam and hit the key to try to re-start it, the belt probably have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,712
Posted By enzedal
Ok, I missed the part where you retimed the cam,...

Ok, I missed the part where you retimed the cam, sorry.

But now I'm confused...was the cam off by 3 teeth and you just now retimed it or did you make a mistake with the 3 teeth retarded notion
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,712
Posted By enzedal
The pop was a back fire in the exhaust system? ...

The pop was a back fire in the exhaust system? If you really 3 teeth off in the cam timing I quess the timing belt jumped somehow...about to break I guess or the tensioner broke

Double check that
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,317
Posted By enzedal
It would be easier to modify your headers...but...

It would be easier to modify your headers...but I'm assuming that's occurred to you but you just don't want to hack into your new shiny headers. If you haven't already finalized your motor and trans...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By enzedal
I've got a complete used IPD springs/bars/shocks...

I've got a complete used IPD springs/bars/shocks kit I'm thinking of selling
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,086
Posted By enzedal
Thanks for the Koni link Cordova....I've up...

Thanks for the Koni link Cordova....I've up ordered a pair so we'll see. I'll compare the compresed lengths with the Bilsteins when I have them both on the bench
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,086
Posted By enzedal
I'm interested in adjustable Koni's for the rear...

I'm interested in adjustable Koni's for the rear myself....are they specifically for a 240 or a universal shock with 1/2" eyes. Are they short enough to use on a car lowered 3"?

Do you have a...
Forum: the vault 12-04-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 778,937
Posted By enzedal
Saab coolant switch

Hey Neptune...a switch in the lower hose is a great idea that I haven't heard of before..can you tell me the model Saab that it comes from? I'd like to try it
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By enzedal
Minute play at the upper column when the steering...

Minute play at the upper column when the steering is torqued against the steering lock isnt the problem and "drove like a new car" isnt useful technical speak. My wife says her car feels like a new...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,875
Posted By enzedal
This is what I would do....first, stay away from...

This is what I would do....first, stay away from any alignment shop unless your best friend
owns one and he's smart.
Think like a racer and tune your car impirically for best performance

Try a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,177
Posted By enzedal
Axphysious, you're not alone..I too suffer from...

Axphysious, you're not alone..I too suffer from ASDHR disorder (anti-social deviant hot rodder)

and there's no known medical cure..(the only relief is running out of money) Although its more...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,196
Posted By enzedal
IRS into240

I know a guy who swapped a Cobra unit into a 1959 Rambler...he narrowed it about 6" total, with some complex fab work..with questionable strength.

Did you narrow yours or did you flair the fenders?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,196
Posted By enzedal
IRS into 240

You're right...this is a possibility. My only reservation is the susp. geometry is only satisfactory at best. I've looked into this swap for other projects years ago and it appears to me that the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,196
Posted By enzedal
Thanks brickpeople for all the positive comments...

Thanks brickpeople for all the positive comments and motor ideas...I'm so pleased y'all like my redneck Volvo

I've been thinking for a while about doing some kind of IRS....because pickups don't...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,196
Posted By enzedal
Bertone 262 Pickup truck

I'm building a '78 Bertone pickup

There's a photo on my profile...or scroll down 3 replies...Wren has attached the photo somehow

I hope to have it in the paintshop by April

Still haven't...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,053
Posted By enzedal
I can't believe its 56% front heavy. My 82 244...

I can't believe its 56% front heavy. My 82 244 with 350 chevy motor is 52% front heavy, admittedly with driver, but I only weigh 155lbs and half tank of gas. Total weight is 3200lbs

I suspect...
Forum: showroom 11-09-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,167
Posted By enzedal
Bross 240 air dam available?

Hi brick people

I'd like to get a Bross air dam and maybe side skirts for a for my '78 262 Bertone pickup truck...assuming they still make them

Is any company in the US importing them or....is...
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