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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Bready
Sunroof? That much water is a pretty classic...

Sunroof?

That much water is a pretty classic indication that your sunroof drain(s) are clogged.

Ask me how I know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Bready
Yet another "how do I get the damn bolt out" thread

Simple fix that headlight removal on the C70, just three simple bolts - unless one is totally freaking stripped thread wise. Socket fits fine bolt loves to spin merrily around all day long but won't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By Bready
*Sorry missed 12v at pump. :wave:

*Sorry missed 12v at pump. :wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By Bready
Replace fuel pump fuse - regardless of what it...

Replace fuel pump fuse - regardless of what it looks like - and clean the terminals.

At least half of 240 no starts are the result of that fuse.

Costs nothing and it saves you the hassle of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Bready
Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Bready
Ya I like his videos, he does a good service. ...

Ya I like his videos, he does a good service.

So what - you just pull it straight up and it comes off? Isn't the boot connected?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Bready
Ya saw that as well as every other vid and post I...

Ya saw that as well as every other vid and post I could find out there.

In that vid he is standing in his living room talking about how he ****ed one up. Later in the vid he has the whole shift...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Bready
2001 C70 Manual Shift Knob Removal

And the answer is?

How do you get the damn thing off?
Forum: showroom 09-21-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By Bready
http://www.pbase.com/chumley1/image/11702652.jpg ...

http://www.pbase.com/chumley1/image/11702652.jpg

Back when I had enough patience to wait around 3 hours or so for three quick runs.

Lasted about 3 times before I decided it wasn't for me.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,714
Posted By Bready
Final update after 8 months - I'm pretty happy...

Final update after 8 months - I'm pretty happy with it overall. Any "annoyance" with tone has gone away, maybe it "broke in" maybe it "broke me in".

Decent product - would probably recommend with...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,290
Posted By Bready
Installed their full downpipe back exhaust about...

Installed their full downpipe back exhaust about 6 months ago. Quirky issues with the rear hangers and O2 sensor wire length (IPD seems to love to explain that it wasn't designed to fit the C70 in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
:lol: No actually - called Nissens they told...

:lol:

No actually - called Nissens they told me there were two different drain plugs for that model asked me to take a look at the pics they sent to figure which one - couldn't recall, so they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Drain plug starts at $0 :uh: And as...

Drain plug starts at $0

:uh:

And as much as people want to bitch about plastic end tanks that radiator has been in my car for at least 7 years and probably close to 100K miles.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Yes rather than get a $2 drain plug I'll go buy a...

Yes rather than get a $2 drain plug I'll go buy a $500 radiator.

:roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
So called Nissens today - there is customer...

So called Nissens today - there is customer service and then there is CUSTOMER SERVICE.

I probably bought the radiator 6 or 7 years ago. Person I spoke with said there were two different drain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Agreed that was on my list for today - they were...

Agreed that was on my list for today - they were closed when I called this weekend, no surprise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Tried hose and power washer no good :rant:

Tried hose and power washer no good :rant:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Ya ordered one of those but it may not be for the...

Ya ordered one of those but it may not be for the model number I have. We'll see :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
:-( I am going to try your hose idea though.

:-(

I am going to try your hose idea though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Appreciate the direction - this one seemed to be...

Appreciate the direction - this one seemed to be a "plug unplug" type of affair - though it may have just been stripped.

Tapping would probably work but I don't want to deal with pulling the whole...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Yes two different animals

Yes two different animals
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
Let me know if you find it. Appreciate it.

Let me know if you find it.

Appreciate it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
:) Bottom drivers side. Plastic plug with a...

:)

Bottom drivers side. Plastic plug with a raised ridge on the top. Looks kind of like this: https://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/product-info/en/US/drm/61136/image/6/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bready
HELP Any idea how to find a Nissen 65548A Radiator Petcock/Drain Plug???

I love magnetic parts holders - they are one of the greatest inventions of all time and a gift to all of us who wrench on our vehicles.

The one draw back is that plastic parts aren't magnetic, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By Bready
Just a side note - since the GT Fog location in...

Just a side note - since the GT Fog location in the grill is pretty much worthless as a position for a practical fog light - I converted my fogs to some great rectangular drivers and wired them into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bready
Find out what the actual problem is. May be a...

Find out what the actual problem is. May be a strut mount bearing, may be a ball joint - and take it from someone who had one fail while driving a 940 you DO NOT want that to happen.

If you want...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By Bready
Where abouts in the southend? You can always...

Where abouts in the southend?

You can always sell it to Roy :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bready
I've had batteries go not infrequently,...

I've had batteries go not infrequently, especially if they've been jumped several times or drained and charged. Might just try a second one that's verified good to see if that resolves your issue.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bready
Have you had the actual battery tested?

Have you had the actual battery tested?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Bready
Odd ball question

...but I'm an odd ball so that is to be expected.

What is that alignment bolt thing on the front rotors called? It's a small bolt that basically secures the rotor to the wheel to keep the lug...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
Mine has 260K swapped plugs. Runs good as ever :)

Mine has 260K swapped plugs. Runs good as ever :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
Turbo plugs.

Turbo plugs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 24
WTF
Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
You might have a very valid point there. 230K on...

You might have a very valid point there. 230K on this motor and oil consumption has been an issue.

But will it cause that sort of plug damage? Fouling and that sort of thing I can see,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
What plug wires? We may not be on the same page...

What plug wires? We may not be on the same page here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 24
WTF
Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
One more you are getting a break...

One more you are getting a break...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
Mechanical - either plug failure or something...

Mechanical - either plug failure or something damaging it, hence the detonation question.

Plug numbers on this end - facing the front of the motor 1 is far left 2 next etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24
WTF
Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
Sadly I think you are right. Strange...

Sadly I think you are right.



Strange to note I've had two missing electrodes both on the same cylinder, once yesterday another time years ago.

The second plug was just weird. Other three...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
Jack please stop bothering me. If it helps...

Jack please stop bothering me.

If it helps the term "OEM Volvo Turbo Plugs" = "Volvo Plugs" which I'm not likely to purchase again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bready
http://www.leatherique.com Accept nothing...

http://www.leatherique.com

Accept nothing else.

Nothing else will even compare, trust me. :nod:

*missed the fact that you were already hip to the trip - sorry. :wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
I look forward to the day when you actually...

I look forward to the day when you actually contribute something worthwhile to a thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
WTF
Views: 1,316
Posted By Bready
WTF

Had a weird experience yesterday. Was driving during the day and started to get a strange ignition problem - similar to what I've had before when a coil pack goes out. Figured that's what it was...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By Bready
Hawk HPS - all I've used for years. I get...

Hawk HPS - all I've used for years.

I get some squeak - haven't really noticed a big dust issue but I have after market rims.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bready
churd?

churd?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bready
May have to do that :wave:

May have to do that :wave:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bready
:lol: Way stupider than that - Aaro sold...

:lol:

Way stupider than that - Aaro sold UNITEK to some poor sap who got saddled with all of his outstanding (and long time unfilled) orders.

Poor bastard had me bitching at him for months...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bready
No - someday I'm sure, the years of the downturn...

No - someday I'm sure, the years of the downturn weren't terribly conducive to moving forward on the project.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bready
Actually the catalog is half swedish half...

Actually the catalog is half swedish half english. Have to figure out what is relevant in the thing. It's a bit cryptic.

Stay tuned.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bready
I've got the catalog but it's all in Swedish -...

I've got the catalog but it's all in Swedish - but I have a bunch of other stuff from Mike from correspondence about the head that wound up on my longblock - pretty much the same as Dan's/Wisturbo's....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bready
Ah my bad - you were just looking for owner...

Ah my bad - you were just looking for owner history not specs.

Good to see you Dan.

:wave:
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