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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 03:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ :nod: Likely the SEV on a 70.

^ :nod:

Likely the SEV on a 70.
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 03:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
Or post in wanted for a used distributor for...

Or post in wanted for a used distributor for pennies on the dollar.



Did you *cough* tighten *cough* the steering box 1/8 turn against my advice as well?

:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By Redwood Chair
Does the early one have cooling fins on the...

Does the early one have cooling fins on the bottom?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 192
Posted By Redwood Chair
Polish it by hand with #1000 gold scotch brite...

Polish it by hand with #1000 gold scotch brite and CLP break free.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://imgflip.com/s/meme/Creepy-Condescending-Wo...

https://imgflip.com/s/meme/Creepy-Condescending-Wonka.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By Redwood Chair
Strange I never got a Pm from you. :e-shrug:

Strange I never got a Pm from you.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By Redwood Chair
You're kidding right?

You're kidding right?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: I've been saying sticky advance...

:nod:

I've been saying sticky advance weights since the get-go
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
The coils don't usually go bad but they're cheap...

The coils don't usually go bad but they're cheap to buy and as such are a common shotgun parts cannon item.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Might as well spring for the Michelin...

:nod:

Might as well spring for the Michelin Defenders, get a nice riding tire and seventeen bajillion miles down the road before buying tires again.

Yea the Falkens are soft and sticky but the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: That's correct. On 140s & 240s...

:nod:

That's correct.

On 140s & 240s yes, grandpa cars IDK.

:e-shrug:

The half dozen or so roadside radar speed boards on 101 on the way to Oregon are all within ~1mph @ 60 of each other.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
:hahano: Volvo 1971 140 Green Book...

:hahano:

Volvo 1971 140 Green Book (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=348082&highlight=green+book)

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/e~oAAOSwNixcygTL/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
How much play? The static play spec for the...

How much play?

The static play spec for the steering wheel is in the green book.




Careful with that or you'll trash the box in short order, see above.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Redwood Chair
On a 7" wide wheel yes, on a 6" wide wheel not so...

On a 7" wide wheel yes, on a 6" wide wheel not so much so.



Actually it will read spot on in a 240 sedan since Volvo speedometers are 3% conservative.
Forum: showroom 11-24-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,077
Posted By Redwood Chair
Here ya go ... :grin: ...

Here ya go ...

:grin:

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/bq4AAOSwvQdcqQZy/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes there is a question here. Is an order...

Yes there is a question here.

Is an order and magnitude of 5x to 7x+"just a bit stiff?"
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Redwood Chair
Strange I was under the impression that 140-240...

Strange I was under the impression that 140-240 ear springs were in the ~100# range?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ +1 S10 shocks are just a cut spring hack...

^ +1

S10 shocks are just a cut spring hack anyways.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Redwood Chair
:doh:

:doh:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Redwood Chair
I would take it to my guy at the body shop and...

I would take it to my guy at the body shop and pay him to do a color matching 2K urethane job.

Strike that it's for a 744, make it a Home Depot 99¢ rattlecan of black lacquer.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Redwood Chair
Aren't S10 springs #530 - #748?

Aren't S10 springs #530 - #748?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Redwood Chair
A parts car would be best, followed closely by a...

A parts car would be best, followed closely by a trip to PnP when a 240 M46 car shows up.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
Sounds like you may have sticky advance weights,...

Sounds like you may have sticky advance weights, do you have a spare distributor you can swap in there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yep they're that old now, starting to see shims...

Yep they're that old now, starting to see shims loose in the buckets too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Redwood Chair
You'd be better off to post in wanted for a 2"...

You'd be better off to post in wanted for a 2" M46 driveshaft and upgrade to that.

Or a small M46 output flange if you want to keep the 1.75" prop.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,892
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: To a so called 'enthusiast' that...

:nod:

To a so called 'enthusiast' that doesn't have any real money to spend on a car anyway.



^

This a thousands times this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Redwood Chair
It has a fan spray pattern and is specific to a...

It has a fan spray pattern and is specific to a flush glass tailgate.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,892
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ :nod: I put e-codes, IPD Sways and a...

^ :nod:

I put e-codes, IPD Sways and a flathood on mine, so now it's worth .....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,892
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Seen it once, seen it 100 times. ...

:nod:

Seen it once, seen it 100 times.

https://www.bing.com/th?id=OIP.exCXiVSAEsNQiRjRCYAsGgAAAA&pid=Api&rs=1
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By Redwood Chair
McMaster has bags of SS bolts pretty cheap. ...

McMaster has bags of SS bolts pretty cheap.

Well not TBcheap™ but real world cheap compared to buying onesies at your hardware store.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,892
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Pour $10 K of koolaid on it to make it...

:nod:

Pour $10 K of koolaid on it to make it a $1,500 car.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,892
Posted By Redwood Chair
^ +1 my 245 turbo has been way more reliable than...

^ +1 my 245 turbo has been way more reliable than the 87 245 LH 2.2 car, especially anymore with the AMMs all getting 20+ years old and tapping out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Redwood Chair
What a mess. You'd be better off posting in...

What a mess.

You'd be better off posting in wanted for some good condition correct coast™ take-offs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By Redwood Chair
No later is bolt on not Anco clip on style.

No later is bolt on not Anco clip on style.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: If you were really one of the Kool...

:nod:

If you were really one of the Kool kids you'd get some old school IPD lowering springs with 500 # front springs and get it riding like an unloaded F350 pick up turk.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
It's going to be twitchy enough with the wrong...

It's going to be twitchy enough with the wrong offset wheels, I wouldn't make it any worse with a rake.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,673
Posted By Redwood Chair
Oh wait he's not around nvrmind.

Oh wait he's not around nvrmind.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,673
Posted By Redwood Chair
NB4 John V :rant:

NB4 John V :rant:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,673
Posted By Redwood Chair
You should pull a 530 at the junkyard and call it...

You should pull a 530 at the junkyard and call it day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,929
Posted By Redwood Chair
Tons of surface are on the pleats, unless you...

Tons of surface are on the pleats, unless you live on a dirt road it probably doesn't need one anyway.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,929
Posted By Redwood Chair
Buy the assembly and be glad you can still get it.

Buy the assembly and be glad you can still get it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Redwood Chair
Is the solenoid plugged in?

Is the solenoid plugged in?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
I recommend 195-65-15.

I recommend 195-65-15.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Redwood Chair
More likely the build date or a look in the...

More likely the build date or a look in the engine bay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Redwood Chair
Somebody shoot his listing down. :please:

Somebody shoot his listing down.

:please:
Forum: website & board 10-31-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://i.imgflip.com/3ew78d.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/3ew78d.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,571
Posted By Redwood Chair
It's only money.

It's only money.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,892
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes by a factor of 10, but like I said have fun...

Yes by a factor of 10, but like I said have fun molesting it anyway, you seem to have the bug.



Your call, everybody always says it's 'reversible' but it never happens.

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.bing.com/th?id=OIP.2D5TtEk0Sh4KxyeIR7H...

https://www.bing.com/th?id=OIP.2D5TtEk0Sh4KxyeIR7HclwHaEo&pid=Api&rs=1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,253
Posted By Redwood Chair
:drama:

:drama:
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