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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3,150
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Posted By LC4CARL
Now featuring MORE fuel and HIGHER revs!!! ...

Now featuring MORE fuel and HIGHER revs!!!


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/20/i-zv3kXVx/0/104aa96e/M/F7692445-8F38-4715-AE2C-2FAC3067CBA2-M.jpg
Forum: showroom 01-22-2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 1,237,401
Posted By LC4CARL
That is the coolest things I have seen in a long...

That is the coolest things I have seen in a long time.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Chicks dig exploding transmissions...

Chicks dig exploding transmissions...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Well, on the positive side we have absolutely...

Well, on the positive side we have absolutely confirmed the cause and origin of my low-boost condition. On the negative side, I am apparently a very slow learner when it comes to the functionality of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
The DL in its native environment: On a jack...

The DL in its native environment: On a jack stand.


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New ATP actuator has a MASSIVE...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Nobody wants it...

Nobody wants it...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Thx boss. She’s a “30 footer.” But, as my brother...

Thx boss. She’s a “30 footer.” But, as my brother says, she’s family.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Hoping for 200 whp with the boost at 14-15 psi....

Hoping for 200 whp with the boost at 14-15 psi. Saw about 150 in March of '19 (Has it really been that long?) with the "Turbo 1" set-up and 10 psi.

Did the coil-over suspension and "Turbo 2"...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Simon or “sbabbs.” Great guy. Pretty excited. ...

Simon or “sbabbs.” Great guy. Pretty excited.


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Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
LOL. Ordered an actuator with a 22 lb spring...

LOL.

Ordered an actuator with a 22 lb spring and a chip to raise the redline to 6,700.

Go big.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Nah, I read on internet about this guy that said...

Nah, I read on internet about this guy that said is cousin was running 20 psi with no problems...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
My car hates me...

My car hates me...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
No change after WG gasket removal. MBC in...

No change after WG gasket removal.

MBC in or out, no difference.

Pulled manifold reference hose from actuator. Again, no change.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 281,088
Posted By LC4CARL
:lol::lol::lol: Awesome. Love this...

:lol::lol::lol:

Awesome.

Love this build.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,904
Posted By LC4CARL
Hey boss! How's things?

Hey boss! How's things?
Forum: showroom 01-02-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 178,270
Posted By LC4CARL
This is TB. We have no personal feelings... ...

This is TB. We have no personal feelings...

:lol::lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
If... The valve was sitting on a +/- .020”...

If...

The valve was sitting on a +/- .020” gasket, would that have a meaningful reduction in boost?

Could this have “changed” in any way since I installed it?

Not likely...

Time for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
I elected to install a metal gasket between the...

I elected to install a metal gasket between the turbo and the waste gate. My hypothesis is that the bottom edge of WG valve was seated on the edge of the gasket.

Exhibit B:

...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
In the six months since I have endeavored to...

In the six months since I have endeavored to restore balance to the universe...

Tonight.

I fell back upon my favorite exercise: the visual inspection.

Exhibit: A

...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
After the initial install of the bigger turbo, I...

After the initial install of the bigger turbo, I was intoxicated with +/- 14 psi blasts that settled to 12.

Boost video! (https://youtu.be/waTZtasvV10)

But then I messed it up. I played with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By LC4CARL
That's nice.

That's nice.
Forum: showroom 12-31-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 178,270
Posted By LC4CARL
Neat!

Neat!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2020, 07:35 PM
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Views: 467,221
Posted By LC4CARL
First class!

First class!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,950
Posted By LC4CARL
Hard working man!

Hard working man!
Forum: showroom 12-29-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 178,270
Posted By LC4CARL
I like that "socket."

I like that "socket."
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Thanks boss. Reflector clips and wiper...

Thanks boss.

Reflector clips and wiper blades arrived. Just need to plunge into the relay rewire. And bulbs I suppose.

This will give the PDX DL a touch of class...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 91,942
Posted By LC4CARL
http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/relays/rel...

http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/relays/relays.html

I want to relay mine too.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 32,619
Posted By LC4CARL
Fantastic.

Fantastic.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,378
Posted By LC4CARL
In college my AMC had 1,000 staples holding up...

In college my AMC had 1,000 staples holding up the headliner.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 91,942
Posted By LC4CARL
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: showroom 12-23-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,563
Posted By LC4CARL
A proper sub in the passenger quarter panel would...

A proper sub in the passenger quarter panel would be nice. And larger speakers in the front doors. Sounds pretty good for what it is though.

The new cars sure sound nice. Just the standard factory...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
And a roll bar.

And a roll bar.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
With big knobby tires and those cool smilingly...

With big knobby tires and those cool smilingly lights.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
I’ve been thinking. My life would be markedly...

I’ve been thinking. My life would be markedly improved if I had a 4x4. It goes without saying that chicks dig them. I think I’ve arrived at the point in my life when I desire a Jeep.
Forum: showroom 12-20-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By LC4CARL
Super cool.

Super cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
:urgod:

:urgod:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Clips arrived. Pretty excited about better...

Clips arrived. Pretty excited about better illumination.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-20/i-KpQntsz/0/ab337a1b/M/09389114-4407-4DB2-B650-B66A8CAAF418-M.jpg

...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,185
Posted By LC4CARL
Just use the little yellow mountain icon in the...

Just use the little yellow mountain icon in the tool bar.


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Forum: showroom 12-17-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,563
Posted By LC4CARL
Thanks boss! Chicks dig it... ...

Thanks boss! Chicks dig it...


https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Volvo/Volvo-19/i-Zmvb4Kp/0/084e8124/M/E8ABFCAF-A363-4826-A124-192D91C73D8A-M.jpg

...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,193
Posted By LC4CARL
6,600... nice.

6,600... nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,107
Posted By LC4CARL
First class!

First class!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,378
Posted By LC4CARL
Love this.

Love this.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 193,376
Posted By LC4CARL
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48777826806_45...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48777826806_452dd4b7f7_n.jpg


Love the USB's.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
Aren’t LS pans cast aluminum?

Aren’t LS pans cast aluminum?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 1,082,641
Posted By LC4CARL
I had another set of eyes on the car today and it...

I had another set of eyes on the car today and it seemed self-evident that the oil pan gasket was (one of the) causes of my engine oil leak. Despite it being new.

I pondered and puzzled and had...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 577,755
Posted By LC4CARL
Happy holidays Sean.

Happy holidays Sean.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 132,487
Posted By LC4CARL
Love the shop. Good luck!

Love the shop. Good luck!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 545,424
Posted By LC4CARL
Holy moly.

Holy moly.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 91,942
Posted By LC4CARL
Great thread.

Great thread.
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