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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:00 PM
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
There are at least 2 sizes of "940" rad, each...

There are at least 2 sizes of "940" rad, each with their own air guide.
Diesels had the wide radiator at their introduction in '83, so that's why you have the hangars already there.
I've had a...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-27-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
So does an AC clutch, but if it slips any in...

So does an AC clutch, but if it slips any in operation, it's time to go to the JY and get another one.

The weight doesn't unlock it ever, only prevents lockup over whatever speed.

It only...
Forum: showroom 03-25-2015, 02:17 PM
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32027515 I...

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32027515
I guess he's not sold too many of those fancy bags,
or he just likes refined luxury:lol:

But seriously, it looks like good work.

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Forum: showroom 03-25-2015, 02:13 PM
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Views: 197
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Steven Fischer drives a 245

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Forum: showroom 03-25-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Also you now have a cafeteria tale on your roof.

Also you now have a cafeteria tale on your roof.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Pretty sure the equipment is just what was...

Pretty sure the equipment is just what was ordered with the car. My 83 had all those techincal features.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,150
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's easy to go to another yard. Brushless...

It's easy to go to another yard.

Brushless might be better, but I've run my Milwaukee tools through 15 or so batteries, and not one has had a motor problem. The NICd cells held up better than...
Forum: showroom 03-19-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've been amazed what a drop of PH Down on some...

I've been amazed what a drop of PH Down on some fine steel wool will do for chrome wheels, not tried it on an alloy though. Test in an inconspicuous place and wear gloves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,150
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.coastaltool.com/a/milwaukee/images/0879...

http://www.coastaltool.com/a/milwaukee/images/0879-22.jpg
Probaly 10 years old, I did replace the trigger once.
It will snap lug studs off a one ton if you hammer enough.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You are right, this is much too nice of a car to...

You are right, this is much too nice of a car to do it with zip ties.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
01 XC70 Engine donors ?

Got one that ventilated itself on the highway. Anyone have a quick rundown on what will drop in for me? Or got a good one in norcal economic zone?
Seems like earlier stuff might work with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,570
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
2 of those holes are still good!

2 of those holes are still good!
Forum: performance & suspension 03-15-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I am going to go against the grain and say a 100...

I am going to go against the grain and say a 100 shot will meet your goals in about an hour and under $500.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
not really6, you need some spacers to get them...

not really6, you need some spacers to get them from the rim out past the tire bulge, and some bungees or something to hold them to the wheel. before you start, put the lasers together around an...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-14-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,625
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
nine liter 960 ...

nine liter 960
http://performancedrive.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/1992-Volvo-960-with-Dart-565-quad-turbo-V8-engine-630x472.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
having a total toe out will make it prone to...

having a total toe out will make it prone to wander, but not decisively to one side or the other
If it's not a bent component, it is a loose one unless;
one strut topis on backward or
one of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 798
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you get the total pipe length wrong for the...

If you get the total pipe length wrong for the diameter, you will get a resonant howl at one specific engine speed. Non curved pipes and high perf mufflers will make it worse. a quick check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
this guy is across the river from me, knows his...

this guy is across the river from me, knows his stuff, and has parts.
http://www.maximum--overdrive.com/
sells on ebay under a name that's all numbers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
is it there to make the key unturnable in gear?

is it there to make the key unturnable in gear?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-10-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
...and didn't even PM:roll: I could have totally...

...and didn't even PM:roll: I could have totally put the toothbrush in your cam seal or something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The 4500 at least has the beef to make it worth...

The 4500 at least has the beef to make it worth the swap, and if you get the big input shaft you can do boosted launches in 3rd. with a small block, you probably don't even need the input upgrade.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-09-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Tires.

Tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2015, 03:31 PM
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Views: 296
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
4500 is more better.

4500 is more better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2015, 02:23 AM
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Views: 432
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Or low power fooling the tranny into believing...

Or low power fooling the tranny into believing you are on it more than you really are?
Is that highway MPG?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-04-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Yes its a real one, no you can't use it in 4Lo ...

Yes its a real one, no you can't use it in 4Lo
GV bough the casting stuff from laycock, it IS a P-type.

Gear Vendors units aren't starting with 250K on the clock.I'm not worried about engaging...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
No, my Home Depot lumber always breaks when I...

No, my Home Depot lumber always breaks when I try to load a passenger car with it.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-03-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I got one at Pick N pull, but Im not sure about...

I got one at Pick N pull, but Im not sure about putting it behind my Cummins It looks pretty twiggy compared to my tranny shafts, and supposedly the huge off idle torque in reverse can do a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Had a seriously hard time getting the car on my...

Had a seriously hard time getting the car on my trailer...the side boards are 15 feet long and come off to use as ramps. It just makes it. ground clearance is about 1.75"...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-18-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,716
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That gear oil looks like it was due for a...

That gear oil looks like it was due for a change anyway.

Lemme tell you how to make gaskets like a boss.
hold or affix the gasket paper to the part
take a ball pein hammer( the rounded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You pretty much got it, you have to file the...

You pretty much got it, you have to file the mounting flange surface flat as well.
I use a lot of brake cleaner getting it clean. I don't actually know what rod it was, my old bodyman friend...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Telling yourself A 40 % weather based boost ...

Telling yourself A 40 % weather based boost change is normal is delusional. One of the big reasons turbochargers are used on trucks and aircraft is they are inherently altitude (density)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I have brazed the starter mount ear back onto a...

I have brazed the starter mount ear back onto a couple Chevy blocks with no failures. Well braze on a gob of bronze, then drill and tap the hole.
It will be crucial for tranny life for you to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's not because they are old and the clearances...

It's not because they are old and the clearances have gone out of whack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My posts are both based on real world first hand...

My posts are both based on real world first hand experience by me having the same problem you have described.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-16-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,716
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A G80 does that unless you spin it fast enough.

A G80 does that unless you spin it fast enough.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've bent the crap out of truck frames that are...

I've bent the crap out of truck frames that are way thicker doing that, and this looks rusty besides.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-15-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,716
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
At least now it will be easy to wash and paint...

At least now it will be easy to wash and paint your diff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You could try soaking the thread end is...

You could try soaking the thread end is stuff while heating the head to draw the stuff in, and them maybe beat it out tomorrow. Or an angle grinder with the thin 7" cutting wheel will make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I like 745s, but if I had $12.5K, I might get...

I like 745s, but if I had $12.5K, I might get a couple, and something nice to drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
In my experience, pulsing one directional...

In my experience, pulsing one directional resistance in the steering is always solved by replacing the steering rack/box.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Are your strut bearings clean and lubed?

Are your strut bearings clean and lubed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
They obviously haven't seen what these are...

They obviously haven't seen what these are 'worth'
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/4888073098.html

But in the real world, I'm pretty sure a mint one totals under $3500.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I would not say it doesn't fit so much as the...

I would not say it doesn't fit so much as the undertray is a little different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
air getting into the fuel is the single most...

air getting into the fuel is the single most common cause of hard or no starting.
D24T site has a guide. http://www.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=1225
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It works even better if you use 2 hammers and...

It works even better if you use 2 hammers and can swing them in such a way as to hit both sides simultaneously. Takes some practice, especially if your hammers are not identical.
Using one hammer...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-10-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Might be faster just to cut the drive belt?

Might be faster just to cut the drive belt?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I use the HF puller often, and I have broken at...

I use the HF puller often, and I have broken at least half a dozen of them. Opposing hammers will always get it done, helps to maintain some down pressure on the link at the same time, one foot...
Forum: showroom 02-09-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Grand National caps will click right in there.

Grand National caps will click right in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 880
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
What you weigh X length of the wrench= what you...

What you weigh X length of the wrench= what you set it to
lock it in the vice horizontal and pull down.
the wrench clicks right as your feet come off the ground. calibrated

Or Snap on guy...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-08-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I guess it just seems heavy, 210Kg w/ alt and...

I guess it just seems heavy, 210Kg w/ alt and starter according to Volvo, but it certainly is substantially more than a B230 I don't have the B230 spec, but B23ET is 170Kg

Vehicle weight full...
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